Albert William JORDAN


JORDAN, Albert William

Service Number: 4443
Enlisted: 22 April 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 21st Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade
Born: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Malvern East, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Spring Road State School, Malvern, Victoria, Business College
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Somme, near Delville Wood, France, 14 November 1916
Cemetery: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
Plot X11, Row F, Grave 6 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the dearly beloved only son of Mr. & Mrs. A. Jordan
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Malvern Presbyterian Church HR
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World War 1 Service

22 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 4443, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Melbourne
28 Jun 1915: Involvement Driver, SN 4443, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
28 Jun 1915: Embarked Driver, SN 4443, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
14 Nov 1916: Involvement Driver, SN 4443, 21st Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Only son of Albert and Kate Alice Jordan of 'Queensbrook', 34 Emo Road East Malvern, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the 1st Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served in the Cadets with the rank of Sergeant, 47B. Member of team which won Commonwealth Brigade Competition 1912-1913