Albert Leslie MEYER


MEYER, Albert Leslie

Service Number: 7371
Enlisted: 7 November 1917, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Ambleside, Hahndorf, South Australia, Australia, 17 March 1884
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in action, France, 15 September 1918, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot V, Row D, Grave 10. Headstone inscription reads:- God be with you until we meet again
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Nov 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7371, 51st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
13 Mar 1918: Involvement Private, SN 7371, 28th Infantry Battalion
13 Mar 1918: Embarked Private, SN 7371, 28th Infantry Battalion, SS Ormonde, Fremantle
15 Sep 1918: Involvement Private, SN 7371, 51st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Carl August Gotthilf and Mary Jane (nee Rounsevell) Meyer; husband of Liliy May Meyer of Moora, Western Australia

Brother of Francis August Walter Meyer, Elfriede Elizabeth Meyer, Guenhilda Ethel Meyer, Florence Edna Meyer, Elizabeth Meyer, Edward Martin Meyer who was killed in action on 3 September 1918 having served with the 51st Battalion, Frank Rounswill Meyer who returned to Australia on 5 April 1918 having served with the 14 Field Artillery Brigade and August Carl Meyer who died of illness on 5 December 1918 having served with the 2nd Divisional Signal Company

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal