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Albert BALFOUR

Regimental number274
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address55 Bell Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Peter Balfour, 55 Bell Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military service70th Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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