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Albert William TEAGUE

Regimental number404
Date of birth1896
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolGolden Square State School, Bendigo, Victoria
Other trainingBusiness College, bookkeeping
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address46 Honeysuckle Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith B Teague, 46 Honeysuckle Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccidentally killed at Messines, ammunition dump explosion.
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 7), Ploegsteert Wood, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Edith TEAGUE, of 46 Honeysuckle Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin (1st): 2nd Lt Thomas William GASTON MSM, 6th Bn, killed in action, 23 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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