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Albert Ernest LOCK

Regimental number29888
Place of birthBridgewater, South Australia
SchoolPublic Schools, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressAldgate, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, A Lock, Bridgewater, South Australia
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTemporary Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMember of the Adelaide Rifle Club.
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary LOCK, Bridgewater, South Australia
Other detailsAfter the war the township of Lock, 160 km north of Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, was named after him. He had been a member of the survey branch, Department of Lands, South Australia.

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