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Albert REYNOLDS

Regimental number8048
Date of birth13 October 1900
Place of birthZeehan, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressZeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A M Reynolds, 10 Power Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets; transferred to Citizen Military Forces same month as AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date31 July 1917
Place of enlistmentBurnie, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8084
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 October 1919
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Melbourne, 28 February 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 20 April 1918, and marched into 1st Training Bn, Sutton Veny.

Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, 25 April 1918 (tonsillitis); rejoined 1st Training Bn from hospital, 2 May 1918.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 27 July 1918; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, 31 August 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 36 days.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 5 September 1918; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 7 October 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 33 days.

Found guilty, 18 November 1918, of being absent without leave from 2359, 10 November, to 1100, 11 November 1918: admonished, and forfeited 1 day's pay.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 12 April 1919; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, 14 May 1919: total period of treatment for venereal disease: 33 days.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 23 August 1919 (pyrexia, unknown origin).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 September 1919.

Admitted to ship's hospital, 10 September 1919; discharged, 18 September 1919.

Readmitted to ship's hospital,22 September 1919 (nephritis and hepatitis); died 11 pm, 8 October 1919; buried at sea, 11 am, October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, REYNOLDS Albert

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