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Albert LE CERF

Regimental number2936
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Jean Le Cerf, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block, P, Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 8A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Jean and Annie LE CERF, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3339 Pte Francis LE CERF, 2nd Bn, died Albany, 13 November 1915; 3338 Pte James LE CERF, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 2797 Pte Joseph LE CERF, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 27 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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