Albert BOARD

Badge Number: S7303, Sub Branch: Port Wakefield
S7303

BOARD, Albert

Service Number: 1362
Enlisted: 28 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Inkermam, South Australia, 19 October 1891
Home Town: Bowmans, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Balaklava, South Australia, 6 June 1952, aged 60 years
Cemetery: Balaklava Public Cemetery, S.A.
Balaklava Public Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Port Wakefield Bowmans Methodist Church & District WW1 Roll of Honour, Port Wakefield Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

28 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1362, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Keswick, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1362, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1362, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
6 Mar 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1362, 9th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography

9 Light Horse Regiment

Rank - Private

Suffered from slight deafness prior to enlisting

Regular treament of Quine for Malaria

6 January 1920 - Returned to Australia on board Aeneas

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

Son of William and Elizabeth Board(nee Fraser) of Bowmans via Port Wakefield, South Australia. Husband of Jean Aitken Board (nee Stockwell). Married on 15 February 1927 in the Maughan Church Adelaide. Father of Willa, Heather and Margaret

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