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Albert Thomas PORTER

Regimental number55
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
Address125 Canning Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Jane Porter, 125 Canning Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name12th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 174 (11 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 13 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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