Albert HEARN

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HEARN, Albert

Service Numbers: 1804, V13917
Enlisted: 15 September 1915, 1.5 years AAMC
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Remount Unit (AIF)
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 7 January 1894
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Coronary heart disease, 115th Australian General Hospital (Heidelberg), Victoria, Australia, 11 June 1945, aged 51 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
Springvale War Cemetery, Springvale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1804, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, 1.5 years AAMC
5 Apr 1919: Involvement Private, SN 1804, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force
5 Apr 1919: Embarked Private, SN 1804, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, SS Melusia, Sydney
30 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1804, 1st Remount Unit (AIF)

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN V13917
1 May 1941: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, SN V13917
1 May 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, SN V13917
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, SN V13917

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From How We Served
 
The final resting place for; - 1804 and V13917 Lance Corporal Albert Hearn of Fitzroy and Thornbury, Victoria who prior to his enlistment for War Service on the 9th of June 1916 had been employed as a labourer.

Whilst in training at the 23rd Depot Battalion, Royal Park, Albert was cited as medically unfit and was discharged from the 1st AIF on the 31st of July 1916.
Albert again enlisted for service with the 1st AIF on the 19th of August 1916, and was taken on strength with the Australian Army Medical Corps, being posted to 11th Australian General Hospital (Caulfield), where he would serve on Hone Service until his discharge on the 18th of October 1918.

Having been discharged, Albert again sort enlistment with the Australian Military Forces on the 15th of January 1919 for service with the Australian Military and Naval Expeditionary Force for service at Rabaul, and having been accepted, he was embarked for New Britain on the 5th of April.

Following a short period of service, Albert was returned to Australia on the 26th of May 1919. Having received his discharge, he again sort service, and was taken on strength with the 11th Australian General Hospital on the 4th of July 1919.

Albert remained with this Unit until he was discharged on his own request on the 13th of September 1919 for his re-entry into civilian life.

With the outbreak of the Second World War, Albert again presented himself for service with the Australian Military Forces on the 1st of May 1941, and was accepted for Home Service with the Australian Army Medical Corps and was taken on strength with the 115th Australian General Hospital (Heidelberg).
Albert’s service would be continuous, and whilst still on strength he was discovered lying in the street unconscious on the 11th of June 1945. Albert was pronounced as dead, and was removed to the 115th Australian General Hospital where he was cited as having died suddenly due to coronary heart disease.
Albert was aged 51 at the time of his sudden, and premature death whilst still serving with the Australian Military Forces.

Following his passing, Lance Corporal Albert Hearn, who had served his country during two world wars, was formally interred within the Spingvale War Cemetery, Victoria.

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From How We Served
 
The final resting place for; - 1804 and V13917 Lance Corporal Albert Hearn of Fitzroy and Thornbury, Victoria who prior to his enlistment for War Service on the 9th of June 1916 had been employed as a labourer.

Whilst in training at the 23rd Depot Battalion, Royal Park, Albert was cited as medically unfit and was discharged from the 1st AIF on the 31st of July 1916.
Albert again enlisted for service with the 1st AIF on the 19th of August 1916, and was taken on strength with the Australian Army Medical Corps, being posted to 11th Australian General Hospital (Caulfield), where he would serve on Hone Service until his discharge on the 18th of October 1918.

Having been discharged, Albert again sort enlistment with the Australian Military Forces on the 15th of January 1919 for service with the Australian Military and Naval Expeditionary Force for service at Rabaul, and having been accepted, he was embarked for New Britain on the 5th of April.

Following a short period of service, Albert was returned to Australia on the 26th of May 1919. Having received his discharge, he again sort service, and was taken on strength with the 11th Australian General Hospital on the 4th of July 1919.

Albert remained with this Unit until he was discharged on his own request on the 13th of September 1919 for his re-entry into civilian life.

With the outbreak of the Second World War, Albert again presented himself for service with the Australian Military Forces on the 1st of May 1941, and was accepted for Home Service with the Australian Army Medical Corps and was taken on strength with the 115th Australian General Hospital (Heidelberg).
Albert’s service would be continuous, and whilst still on strength he was discovered lying in the street unconscious on the 11th of June 1945. Albert was pronounced as dead, and was removed to the 115th Australian General Hospital where he was cited as having died suddenly due to coronary heart disease.
Albert was aged 51 at the time of his sudden, and premature death whilst still serving with the Australian Military Forces.

Following his passing, Lance Corporal Albert Hearn, who had served his country during two world wars, was formally interred within the Spingvale War Cemetery, Victoria.

Read more...