Alexander Davidson DARK

Alexander Davidson Dark Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Fitter
Enlisted
15-September-1914
Place
Brisbane
Age
30
Status
Single
Service No
1739
Rank
Gunner
Unit
3rd Field Artillery Brigade, 7th Battery
Embarked
25-September-1914
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
Bombardier
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
October 1915
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Railway Honour Board.

 

Alexander Dark landed at Gallipoli in April 1915. He was wounded in action in July when a shell explosion near his battery knocked him unconscious and he came to on a hospital ship enroute to Malta. In August he was transferred to England suffering from deafness, concussion and spinal shock. He returned to Australia in October and was discharged in February 1916.

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