Albert John COLLETT

COLLETT, Albert John

Service Number: 2364
Enlisted: 30 January 1917, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 12th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Burton-on-Trent, England, 1893
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Jackaroo
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World War 1 Service

30 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2364, Camel Corps, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
14 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, Camel Corps
17 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2364, Camel Corps
17 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 2364, Camel Corps, RMS Morea, Sydney
9 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 12th Light Horse Regiment, From the Camel corps
17 Sep 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2364, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit due to chronic gastritis

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 'St Peters', Maitland, NSW where he was employed as a Jackaroo

Son of Maud Collett of Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

Commenced return to Australia on 12 July 1918 aboard HT Port Darwin disembarking on the 17 August 1918

Medal: British War Medal