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Fyfe, Alexander Howard Parker

* 1001 Lieut 8th Machine Gun Coy.

Born at South Melbourne, CoE. Enlisted 8 January 1915 age 22, assistant surveyor. Nok parents, Alexander Parker Fyfe and Marian Fyfe of Fremantle Road Cottesloe and later at Albert St, Claremont. Embarked at Fremantle 25 June 1915 per A63 Karoola. Landed at Gallipoli and survived but was killed in action in France 26 September 1917. He was buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery Belgium, 2 miles due East of Ypres near Zillebeke. The contents of his cabin trunk were: identity discs, Christmas cards, photos, luminous watch, letters, 1 Kodak junior camera in case, sword frog [no sword], 1 plume, books, visiting cards, book of lectures, 2 collars, tie, 2 leather straps, 1 pyjamas, 1 singlet, 2 collar badges, 1 towel, 1 shirt, 1 SD tunic, 1 pair breeches. Service medals:1914-15 Star, BWM and VM. [Brother of Wallace Vernon Fyfe]