Horace Alfred AULT

Regimental number799
Place of birthHighgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Other NamesAlfred Horace
SchoolCoorparoo State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ault, Wolsley Street, Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'Shell burst between him & Lieut Douglas on a night raid. Douglas is frightfully crippled. A Belgian spy had betrayed them.' (Mother)
FateDied of wounds 13 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Elizabeth AULT, Wolsey Street, Ipswich Road, Queensland. Native of Cooparoo, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal