Albert GOSS

GOSS, Albert

Service Number: 3559
Enlisted: 9 August 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Army Medical Corps (AIF)
Born: Bishopbourne, Tasmania, December 1892
Home Town: Carrick, Meander Valley, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Platelayer (Railways)
Memorials: Tasmanian Government Railways
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3559, Claremont, Tasmania
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3559, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3559, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
3 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Messines
22 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3559, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Menin Road, 2nd occasion - GSW (right ankle)
5 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3559, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, 3rd occasion - Shell wound (face, eye and shoulder)
1 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3559, Army Medical Corps (AIF)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3559 Private Albert Goss, 11th Reinforcements, 12th Battalion, of Carrick, Tas. Pte Goss enlisted on 9 August 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ascanius on 10 November 1915. He returned to Australia on 1 April 1919 with the 52nd Battalion." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)