Alfred HESTER

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HESTER, Alfred

Service Number: 6027
Enlisted: 1 February 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gympie, Queensland, 1892
Home Town: Gympie, Queensland
Schooling: Kandanga State School
Occupation: Timber getter
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 10 July 1917
Cemetery: Mud Corner Cemetery, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Kandanga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6027, Brisbane, Queensland
8 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6027, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6027, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
10 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6027, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...6027 Private Alfred Hester... from Gympie, Queensland. Pte Hester was later killed in action in Belgium on 10 July 1917, aged 25..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)