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Albert Louis DOMEYER

Regimental number45
Place of birthMoonta, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressNuriootpa, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 9"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMrs A.L. Domeyer, Horsham, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 19th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollChief Mechanic
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 25 February 1919
Discharge date27 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.

Admitted to 1st Australian stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 21 August 1915 (rheumatism and dysentery); transferred to Malta, 27 August 1915; to Base, Lemnos, 31 August 1915; to england, and admitted to County of London War Hospital, Epsom, 11 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 25 February 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 11 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 April 1919.

War service: 4 years 252 days (of which 4 years 176 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as DOMEYEE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOMEYER Albert Louis

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