The AIF Project

Albert Edward STEER

Regimental number3665
Place of birthLillimur, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressPatrick Street, Cheltenham, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Steer, Patrick Street, Cheltenham, Victoria
Enlistment date22 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVillers Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Effie STEER; husband of Catherine STEER, New Street, Dandenong, Victoria

Print format