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Albert John ARCHER

Regimental number1
Place of birthFalconer near Guyra, New South Wales
Place of birthGuyra, New South Wales
SchoolTubbamurra Public School
Other trainingFarming
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTubbamurra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 5.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Archer, Tubbamurra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceVolunteered in Australian Light Horse
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux
Age at death29.7
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 8), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary ARCHER, Tubbamurra (as spelt), New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3102 Pte Clifford Currie Joseph ARCHER, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARCHER Albert John

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