The AIF Project

Albert Henry BESTOR

Regimental number1840
Other NamesBESTER
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGlen Huon, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William H Bester, Glen Huon, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Name given on headstone as BESTER.
Date of death5 August 1979
Age at death84
Place of burialNew Norfolk Cemetery, Tasmania

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