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Frederick James ALBERT

Regimental number2520
Place of birthCanterbury, Kent, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressDent Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lillie Albert, Wilton Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXIV, Row D, Grave 23), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Jane ALBERT; husband of Lillie Belle ALBERT, 18 Wilton Street, Merewether, New South Wales. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 January 1917, and marched into 9th Training Bn.

Admitted to Fargo Hospital, 23 January 1917; discharged from hospital, 29 January 1917 (no further details recorded).

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1917; taken on strength, 36th Bn, 28 April 1917.

Wounded in action, Belgium, 11 June 1917 (gun shot wound, left knee); admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 June 1917, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train, 12 June 1917, and admitted to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 13 June 1917; discharged to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Wimereux, 13 June 1917; transferred to No 3 Rest Camp, Boulogne, 4 July 1917; rejoined Bn from hospital, 2 August 1917.

Killed in action, 12 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death25
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALBERT Frederick James

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