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Albert Andrew ANDERSON

Regimental number5
Date of birth2 September 1893
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressForrest Road, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Anderson, Onslow Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1916
Discharge date25 November 1916
Other detailsServed 1 year 285 days (of which 1 year 101 days were abroad). MSBV
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Albert Andrew

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