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Albert Jack HEARD

Regimental number1685
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
SchoolCasterton, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPrinter
Address62 Orrong Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Heard, 62 Orrong Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOn board "Southland" when torpedoed on way to Lemros Island on 2nd September, 1915.
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 33), anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah HEARD, 62 Orrong Road, Elsternwick, Victoria. Native of Horsham, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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