Albert James PRENDERGAST

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PRENDERGAST, Albert James

Service Number: 1108
Enlisted: 14 April 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Eldorado, Victoria, 9 December 1895
Home Town: Rutherglen, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: North Prentice State School
Occupation: Boundary rider
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 3 November 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Beersheba Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1108, Liverpool, New South Wales
7 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1108, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1108, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Chilka, Sydney
25 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1108, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
3 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1108, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Beersheba

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Biography contributed by Theresa Johnston

"PTE. A. J. PRENDERGAST

On Thursday information was received by Mr. and Mrs. J. Wellington, Milawa, that their nephew, Pte. Albert J, Prendergast was killed in action in Palestine on 3rd November. He was on service for a long time. A sister, Miss Alice Prendergast, lives with Mr. and Mrs. Wellington, and his brothers are Lennord, Victor and Cyril." - from the Wangaratta Chronicle 17 Nov 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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