Albert Andrew VOIGT

Regimental number522
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
AddressTallebudgera PO, Tallebudgera via Burleigh, South Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Voigt, Tallebudgera PO, Tallebudgera via Burleigh, South Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917

Military Medal

'During operations East of MESSINES from 7th to 12th June 1917. For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty whilst carrying important messages under heavy shell fire, and also for continuing on duty although wounded. He was severely wounded at a later date whilst on duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal