Service Numbers: 234, 3208
Enlisted: 13 September 1914, Enlisted at Tatura, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 15th Field Company Engineers
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Research, Nillumbik, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 21 October 1917
Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery, ​Dickebusch, Belgium
Plot X111, Row C, Grave 9 Headstone inscription reads:In loving memory of the dear son of Mr. & Mrs. C. Cassell of Research, The Huts Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, 234, Enlisted at Tatura, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Driver, 3208, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Driver, 3208, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Borda, Melbourne
9 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 15th Field Company Engineers, Transferred from 2 Field Artillery Brigade
25 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 15th Field Company Engineers, At Ferry Post
21 Oct 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, 234, 15th Field Company Engineers, Third Ypres

Help us honour Alfred Cassell's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles and Hannah Maria Cassell of Research, Victoria

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