Albert Roy TEMPANY

TEMPANY, Albert Roy

Service Number: 955
Enlisted: 5 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 103rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery
Born: Brunswick, Victoria, 1 February 1898
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: South Brunswick Public School
Occupation: Upolsterer
Died: 5.9 howitzer shell, Pozières, France, 7 August 1916, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la Boisselle
Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers la Boisselle, Picardie, France, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Brunswick Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
9 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 955, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 955, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
7 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, 955, 103rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery, Battle for Pozières

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"...955 Private Albert Roy Tempany, D Company, 31st Battalion, of East Brunswick, Vic. Pte Tempany enlisted on 5 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard either HMAT Bakara on 5 November 1915 or HMAT Wandilla on 9 November 1915. He was later transferred to the 3rd Field Artillery Brigade. He was killed in action on 8 August 1916 at Sausage Valley, Pozieres, France, aged 18 years and six months." - SOURCE (