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Albert KEMP

Regimental number368
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Fitzroy Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ester Teresa Kemp, 3 Fitzroy Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months on the AIF Recruiting Staff, Town Hall, Melbourne; discharged.
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1916
Discharge date2 February 1917
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 19 September 1916; disembarked Capetown, South Africa, 18 October 1916, and admitted to hospital (tuberculosis).

Commenced return to Australia from Capetown on board HT 'Wiltshire', 18 October 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 31 December 1916; discharged (medically unfit: tuberculosis), Melbourne, 2 February 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death1961
SourcesNAA: B2455, KEMP Albert

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