Albert Victor WINTER

WINTER, Albert Victor

Service Number: 649
Enlisted: 8 July 1915, Enlisted at Keswick South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide South Australia Australia, 7 July 1897
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Sturt Street Public School, Adelaide
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 20 July 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Name listed on Panel Number 6 on the Australian Memorial to the Missing at VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide St Patrick's Parish Honor Board, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 649, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 649, Enlisted at Keswick South Australia
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT Geelong (A2)
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 649, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

18 December 1915 - Disembarked Suez

24 April 1916 - Found guilty of neglect of duty when on 23 April 1916 he failed to appear on guard mounting parade at 1800 hours with a clean rifle. Admonished

17 June 1916 - Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force

23 June 1916 - Disembarked Marseilles, France

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