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, United Kingdom, 10 July 1917
Cemetery: Mud Corner Cemetery, Wallonie, Belgium
Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium, Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Imbil Mary Valley Enlistments WW1 Honour Board, Imbil War Memorial, Kandanga Cemetery Memorial, Kandanga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6027, Brisbane, Queensland
8 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 6027, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Itonus embarkation_ship_number: A50 public_note: ''
8 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 6027, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
10 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 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 (