Alfred VENN

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VENN, Alfred

Service Numbers: 665, 92
Enlisted: 11 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, 1881
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Occupation: Labourer, Fireman
Died: Died of wounds, Hooge, Belgium, 14 October 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot XVI, Row D, Grave No. 18
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour

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World War 1 Service

11 Aug 1914: Enlisted Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Forces (New Guinea 1914), Private, SN 665, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps
19 Aug 1914: Involvement Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Forces (New Guinea 1914), Private, SN 665, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, German New Guinea
19 Aug 1914: Embarked Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Forces (New Guinea 1914), Private, SN 665, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '21' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Berrima embarkation_ship_number: A35 public_note: ''
11 Mar 1915: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman Driver, SN 92, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
4 Jun 1915: Embarked Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman Driver, SN 92, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '24' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Macquarie embarkation_ship_number: A39 public_note: ''
7 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Pioneer Battalion
14 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 92, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, 1st Passchendaele

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