Albert George CHENERY


CHENERY, Albert George

Service Number: 582
Enlisted: 18 February 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hardley via Loddon, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, 1893
Home Town: Leongatha, South Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Elementary School, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Died of wounds, Cottonera Hospital, Malta, 24 October 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot A, Row XV11, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 582, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 582, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 582, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
19 Oct 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 582, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the thigh and transferred immediately to HS Soudan and the 23 October was trasferred tot he Cottonera Hospital, Malta

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 17 years

Son of Henry Frederick and Ellen Chenery  of Langley near Loddon, Norfolk, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Enlisted Leongatha, Victoria, Australia.

He is remembered on the Langley War Memorial.The hamlet of Langley is about 10 miles south east of Norwich. The memorial is situated at a triangle by the old “Wherry Inn” - now closed. The memorial is inscribed on all four sides, with crests. The Memorial gives name, rank, Regiment, place and date of death. His name is  also on the brass plaque roll of honour in St. Margaret’s Church, Hardley, which is a mile away.