Albert Norman CHEW

Regimental number3982
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, F Chew, Durnsley, Western Beach, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 45th Battalion
Promotion date: 2 January 1919


Unit: 45th Battalion
Promotion date: 2 April 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

Mention in Despatches

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

FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre, British War Medal, Victory Medal