Private Alexander Trevor

Service number 1757
Birth Date 1899-06-17
Birth Place Australia: Queensland, Childers
Death Date 1916-09-04
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Alexander “Alec” Trevor (1757, 52nd Battalion) was born in Childers, Queensland, on 17 June 1899. He was working as a farm labourer when he enlisted in January 1916. Alec was killed during the battle of Mouquet Farm on 4 September 1916, and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France. Alec’s mother wrote that he insisted on enlisting at the age of 16. He was 17 years 3 months of age at the time of his death. Alec’s two brothers, Lance Corporal Pryce Trevor and Driver William Trevor, also served in the AIF.



Date of birth 17 June 1899
Date of enlistment 08 January 1916
Date of embarkation 12 April 1916
Date of death 04 September 1916
Date of fate 04 September 1916