Alexander (1905-1976) was the eighth child and fifth son of George
and Johanna Studd.
He was born in the old Studd house on the property of his grandparents
was enrolled at the local state school in February 1912.
He became a butcher, then from 1936-38 he had the Pyrenees Hotel
in Lexton. From 1938-40 his wife Daisy was the licensee. On 25 /6/1940
he enlisted and was discharged 5/9/1945.
This photo of him, as a sergeant in the Australian Army Canteen
Service, was taken in Noonamah, Northern Territory in 1944. He is
with General Sir Thomas Blamey, Commander in Chief, Allied Land
Forces, South West Pacific Area, who was inspecting facilities in
the 12th Brigade area.
Source: Australian War Memorial Archives, Canberra
Avoca & District Historical Society