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Albert SNUDDEN

Regimental number524
Place of birthSouth Australia
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address71 Dwyer Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie L Snudden, 426 Hay Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial Row D, Grave No. 33), Gallipoli,Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert SNUDDEN and Caroline TYLEY (his wife); husband of Mrs A. SNUDDEN, 19 Emerald Hill Terrace, West Perth, Western Australia. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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