The AIF Project


Regimental number5785
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTobacco worker
Address992 Lygon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Andrews, 151 Union Street, Brunswick West, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 3305 Lance Corporal Robert Burnett GELLERT MM, 6th Bn, killed in action, 27 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format