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Albert Ernest TIESTE

Regimental number2233
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressMann Street, Brompton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Annie Tieste, Mann Street, Brompton, South Australia
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2233A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date6 August 1917
Other details

Transferred from 27th Bn to 10th Bn, 28 February 1916.

Wounded in action, France, 25 July 1916; admitted to the 5th Australian General Hospital (gunshot wound, left eye). Transferred to Birmingham War Hospital, England.

He was invalided to Australia per H.T. 'Runic' from Devonport for Home Service, 4 May 1917, due to the loss of his left eye.

Medals: 1914-15 star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 November 1966
Place of burialEnfield Cemetery (Row ED, Site 94), Adelaide, South Australia

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