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Algar Hampton ALTHORP

Regimental number1301
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolGoodwood Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationEngine cleaner
Addressc/o Mrs G Rogers, Albert Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, M Althorp, Newland, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 78th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row b, Grave No. 16), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: William and Mary ALTHORP, 214 York Street, Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of Goodwood, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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