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Albert Irwin BROAD

Regimental number2032
Place of birthMingenew, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMingenew, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 9.5"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Edward Broad, Mingenew, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of sight)
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1913
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Discharge date30 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5356 Corporal Lewis John BROAD, 11th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bremen', 4 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 30 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROAD Albert Irwin

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