Alexander KEMP

Alexander Kemp Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Bungeworgorai
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Tinsmith
Enlisted
01-May-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
102
Rank
Private
Unit
26th Battalion, A Company
Embarked
24-May-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
23-September-1915
Place
Ari Burnu, Gallipoli
Cemetery or Memorial
Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and St Stephen’s Uniting Church Toowoomba Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial.

Brother of 56 Private John Kemp (KIA). 

 

Alexander Kemp arrived at Gallipoli in September 1915. Twelve days later he was wounded in the head and taken to the 13th Casualty Clearing Station where he died of his wounds. He had recently turned 20.

25 soldiers named on the Roll of Honour died during the Gallipoli campaign.