Albert Armitage SALMON

SALMON, Albert Armitage

Service Number: 65122
Enlisted: 31 July 1918, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st to 8th (QLD) Reinforcements
Born: Smithtown, NSW, 1899
Home Town: Wolvi, Gympie Regional Council, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Albert's body was donated to the Qld University School of Anatomy, Brisbane, Qld., 4 May 1982
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 65122, 1st to 8th (QLD) Reinforcements, Brisbane, Qld.
7 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, 65122, 1st to 8th (QLD) Reinforcements
7 Nov 1918: Embarked Private, 65122, 1st to 8th (QLD) Reinforcements, SS Carpentaria, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Lucy Salmon, nee Rudder, 1868-1936, bore 15 children and raised 16. Of the 16, 3 died as infants. Of the surviving 13, 3 were girls and did not go to war. Of the ten boys who grew to adulthood, five served in WW1. 

Albert (Bert) Armitage Salmon (1899-1982) who didn't enlist until 31/7/1918 so never saw active service.