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Albert George DAVEY

Regimental number15830
Date of birth11 March 1885
Place of birthYorketown, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMerchant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mary Jane Davey, 27 Rankine Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 November 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, November 1917 Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date12 September 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 30 April 1918; disembarked Suez, 7 June 1918.

Marched in to AASC Training Depot, Moascar, 15 July 1918.

Marched out to Australian Mounted Division Train, 23 July 1918, and taken on strength, 35th Company, AASC, in the field, 25 July 1918.

Attached to 3rd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters, 8 October 1918; rejoined unit, 13 October 1918.

Temporarily attached to 9th Mobile Veterinary Service, 18 December 1918; rejoined unit, 13 January 1919.

Transferred to 37th Company, AASC, and taken on strength, 4 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 27 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVEY Albert George

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