Alfred Bryant EASTHER

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EASTHER, Alfred Bryant

Service Number: 1914
Enlisted: 7 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cradock, South Australia, 6 July 1894
Home Town: Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Schooling: Quorn Public School
Occupation: Grocer's Assistant
Died: Died of wounds, France, 16 September 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Quorn Cross of Sacrifice, Quorn District Roll of Honor WW1
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World War 1 Service

7 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
26 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, SN 1914, 27th Infantry Battalion
26 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, SN 1914, 27th Infantry Battalion, RMS Morea, Adelaide
16 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1914, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"LATE PTE. A. B. EASTHER.

QUORN, September 28.— News was conveyed to Mrs. G. Easther this afternoon that her son, Pte. A. B. Easther who was recently reported to be seriously wounded in France, had died. The deceased was a brother of Sgt. L. R. Easther of the light horse, who was killed on August 4 in an engagement with the Turks at Romani. There is another brother Charles, at the front in France. Brian was about 21 years of age. He was for a considerable time employed by Rp. Foster but later he worked at Port Augusta. He took part in the Gallipoli campaign until the evacuation. He was educated at the local public school, and was popular." - from the Adelaide Observer 07 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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