Albert Gustavus FARQUHAR


FARQUHAR, Albert Gustavus

Service Number: 3320
Enlisted: 14 July 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Jetson, Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia, 9 March 1887
Home Town: Scottsdale, Dorset, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Pozieres, France, 22 July 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

14 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3320, 1st Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
5 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3320, 1st Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3320, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
22 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3320, 1st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Albert Gustavus FARQUHAR was born in Jetson, Scottsdale, Tasmania on 9th March, 1887

His parents were Alexander David FARQUHAR & Amelia Jane HARDY

He enlisted in Liverpool, NSW on 14th July, 1915 and embarked from Sydney with the 1st Infantry Battalion, 11th Reinforcements on 5th October, 1915 on the HMAT Themistocles

Albert was Killed in Action at Pozieres in France on 22nd July, 1916 - no known grave

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & the Villers Bretonneux Memorial