Norman (aka James Norman Ernest) ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Norman (aka James Norman Ernest)

Service Number: 29899
Enlisted: 28 March 1916, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Patrick, Glasgow Scotland, 1896
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Machinist, West Melbourne Works - The Metrpolitan Gas Company
Died: Died of wounds, France, 7 October 1917
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Plot XXVII, Row F, Grave 3.
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World War 1 Service

28 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 29899, Australian Field Artillery - 116th to 120th Howitzer Batteries: AIF, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria
3 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 29899, Australian Field Artillery - 116th to 120th Howitzer Batteries: AIF, Embarked on HMAT 'A60' Aeneas from Melbourne on 3rd October 1916, disembarking Plymouth, England on 19th November 1916.
11 Apr 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 29899, Australian Field Artillery - 116th to 120th Howitzer Batteries: AIF, Proceeded to France from Folkestone, England on 11th April 1917.
24 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Bombardier, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
30 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 29899, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Wounded in action, multiple gunshot wounds to spine, right shoulder and face. Bombardier Anderson would die from these wounds on 7th October 1917.
7 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 29899, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Ernest and Ellen Dorothy ANDERSON