Albert Henry CAWOOD


CAWOOD, Albert Henry

Service Number: 2625
Enlisted: 5 July 1916, Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Krambruk, Victoria,, 1884
Home Town: Apollo Bay, Colac-Otway, Victoria
Schooling: Krambruk State School
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 29 September 1918
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 9 Headstone inscription reads: Duty nobly done
Memorials: Apollo Bay War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2625, Broadmeadows, Victoria
2 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2625, 58th Infantry Battalion
2 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2625, 58th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
4 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 58th Infantry Battalion, Promoted in the field
29 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2625, 58th Infantry Battalion, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John William and Alice Mary Cawood of Krambruk, Apollo  Bay, Victoria; brother of Victor Charles Cawood who returned to Australia on the 30 April 1919 having served with the 37th Battalion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal