Douglas George Edgar Alexander
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||11 Jul 1918|
|Place of Birth||Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Death||4 Feb 1981, aged 62|
|Place of Death||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||24 years old|
|Address||Byford, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Joyce Margaret Alexander|
|Reg Number||W825 & WX21854|
|Date of Enlistment||2 Apr 1941 & 20 Jul 1942|
|Unit/Formation||16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment)|
|Post War Details|
|Monument(s)||ANZAC Memorial Park (Byford)|
In 1924 his family were living in Hope Valley road, Hope Valley.
Original enlistment was in the CMF from 2 Apr 1941 until 16 Jan 1942, serving as a Trooper in the 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment. Enlisted in the 2nd AIF on 20 Jul 1942.
Discharged 15 Oct 1945
Married Joyce Margaret Lynn (1920 - 29 Jul 2000).
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 Fremantle road, Armadale, brickmaker; 1958 - 1980 at 3 Forrest road, Armadale, brickmaker.