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Regimental number14655
Place of birthLeitchville, Victoria
AddressLeitchville, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 9.75"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Borneman, Mincha East, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 12, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 22 May 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 119
Date: 17 October 1919

Discharge date14 December 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2795 Pte John Thomas BORNEMAN, 5th Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dongola', 23 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 14 December 1920.

Medals: Military Medal, Croix de Guerre, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as BOREMAN.
Date of death1959
Place of burialFawkner Crematorium, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, BORNEMAN Albert

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