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Albert Henry FLEETWOOD

Regimental number2899
Place of birthBirmingham, England
SchoolBirmingham Public School, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMilk vendor
AddressKildare, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Fleetwood, Kildare, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Kathleen Dudson FLEETWOOD; husband of Lilian FLEETWOOD, Gipp Street, West Tamworth, New South Wales. Native of Birmingham, England~
Other details

Attestation Form gives place of birth as Hereford, England.

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 17 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 March 1917; taken on strength, 46th Bn, 19 April 1917.

Attached to 47th Bn for duty, 6 June 1917.

Wounded in action, Belgium, 7 June 1917; died of wounds (gun shot wounds, multiple) at 2.30 pm, 12 June 1917, 2nd Casualty Clearing Station.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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