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Albert Victor DEAN

Regimental number6335
Date of birth29 March 1895
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolBairnsdale State School No. 754, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPike Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W H Dean, Pike Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Previous military service45th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces (Bairnsdale) for two years; discharged on account of being outside the area.
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Discharge date31 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3592 Sergeant William Henry George DEAN MM & Bar, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Disembarked Suez, 15 December 1915, and proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 19 March 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'China', 1 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 8 June 1919; discharged, 31 July 1919.

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

Also served in World War II as V83111, 3rd Garrison Bn (enlisted, 26 February 1940; discharged, 14 September 1944).

Date of death7 November 1973
Age at death78
Place of burialCremated: Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria

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