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Albert Edward ANDERSON

Regimental number3257
Place of birthKatoomba, New South Wales
SchoolKatoomba Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMoora, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Anderson, Moora, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateKilled in Action 3 June 1918
Age at death38
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Albert Edward

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