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Albert Stanley LAVER

Regimental number26
Date of birth29 October 1891
Place of birthWest Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolThebarton Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs L A Laver, Albert Terrace, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentMotor Transport Driver
Unit nameAMC Motor Drivers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date18 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Contracted malaria fever, Heliopolis, Egypt, 10 March 1916; recovered and returned to duty.

Contracted Spanish influenza, 29 October 1918; invalided to 3rd Australian General Hospital.

Arrived back in Australia, 25 April 1919.

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

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