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Albert Herbert SPEED

Regimental number3374
Date of birth14 May 1870
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolBallarat State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKardella Road, Korrumburra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried (Separated)
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Winnie Speed, Kardella Road, Korrumburra, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death47
Place of burialRonssoy Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsSon: 3121 Pte Albert George SPEED MM, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.

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