Alfred John Dell

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Alfred John Dell tried to enlist in the A.I.F. in World War One.



Alfred Dell was born in Smythesdale in 1864, the son of Thomas Dell and Kezia Trafford.[1]

He tried to enlist in the A.I.F. in 1915 at the age of 51 years, however his file is in a series of records:

"...for those individuals who applied to enlist in the Australian Imperial Force, and were either rejected, discharged while still in training, or went on to serve within Australia only [usually as depot troops or camp guards]. The most common reason for rejection is on medical grounds.[2]


See also



  1. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Births, Ref. No. 11683, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  2. National Archives of Australia, World War I records, MT1486/1, DELL/ALFRED JOHN, no serial number, accessed 14 December 2013

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