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Albert Victor FESTER

Regimental number3563
Place of birthYeppoon Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLower Street Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, Ernest Fester, Lower Street Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death9 July 1949

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