Albert HETHERINGTON

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HETHERINGTON, Albert

Service Number: 440
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Kiandra, New South Wales, March 1891
Home Town: Kiandra, Snowy River, New South Wales
Schooling: Kiandra State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 8 August 1918
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Memorials: Adaminaby St John's WW1 Memorial Window, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 440, Brisbane, Queensland
9 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 440, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 440, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 440, 31st Infantry Battalion, The Battle of Amiens

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Albert HETHERINGTON was born in 1891 in Kiandra, NSW

His parents were William HETHERINGTON and Jane BURGESS who married on 4th September, 1877 at Adaminaby, NSW

They had at least 11 known children

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His brother Reginald Thomas HETHERINGTON (SN6774) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1919