Albert Edward AYLWARD

Regimental number3002
Date of birth14 January 1897
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt John's Park School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address110 Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. S. Aylward, 110 Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

Gave false age on enlistment.

War service: Egypt, Western Front.

Admitted to Abbassi Hospital, Egypt, 4 January 1916 (venereal disease). Total treatment: 42 days. Taken on strength, 53rd Bn, 14 February 1916. Proceeded to France from Egypt, 24 January 1917. Found guilty of desertion from September to October 1918: sentenced to 10 years' military imprisonment, 19 December 1918. Sentence suspended, 25 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death25 October 1976
Age at death79
Place of burialParramatta Cemetery, New South Wales