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Albert Henry Winton BASSMAN

Regimental number2525
Place of birthBallina New South Wales
SchoolCumbalum Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStore assistant
AddressBillinudgel, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Henrietta Grace Bassman, Mullumbimby, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed as Lance Corporal, stretcher-bearer.
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Date of death24 April 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Aherns and Henrietta Grace BASSMAN, Ballina, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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