The AIF Project

Alfred John DENBY

Regimental number1534
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSurvey Camp, Berri, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 7.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ellen Denby, 34 West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in 76th Bn, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 17 July 1919; disembarked Adelai, 23 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 15 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 July 1954
SourcesNAA: B2455, DENBY Alfred John

Print format