Albert Edward FARE

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FARE, Albert Edward

Service Number: 1865
Enlisted: 1 November 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 13th Field Company Engineers
Born: Longridge, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, 1893
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Longridge Church School, Lancashire
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in action, Guedecourt, near Bapaume, France, 4 December 1916
Cemetery: Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy
Plot 1V, Row A, Grave 20 Headstone inscription reads: He did his duty
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1865, Enlisted at Perth, WA
17 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1865, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Fremantle
17 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1865, 10th Light Horse Regiment
26 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 13th Field Company Engineers, Transferred from 10th Light Horse at Tel-el-Kebir
4 Dec 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 1865, 13th Field Company Engineers

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

Son of Thomas and Margaret Fare of Grapes Hotel, Croston, Lancahire, England

Address at the time of enlistment was 33 Lindsay Street, Perth, WA

2 September 1916 - to hospital with slight gas poisoning

Medals: British War Medal. Victory Medal