Albert Charles Henry TWIGHT

TWIGHT, Albert Charles Henry

Service Number: 12020
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 18 July 1884
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Bundoora Rest Home, Victoria, Australia, 20 September 1922, aged 38 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 12020, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
28 Jan 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 12020, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

Albert had two brothers, 1516 Private George Leonard Twight 14th Battalion killed at Gallipoli and 3490 Private Charles Twight 60th Battalion killed at Villers-Bretonneux during 1918.

Albert Twight's died in Bundoora Rest Home 20 September 1922. No details of the cause of death remain, but it seems reasonable to attribute some of the cause of death as the heart condition he contracted during the latter part of his war service. Death was too late to give him admission on to the Roll of Honour.