John Reuben ALBERT

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ALBERT, John Reuben

Service Number: 3227
Enlisted: 28 July 1940, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wallup, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Jung, Horsham, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness - Tuberculosis, Austin Hospital, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 August 2019, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Jung Cemetery, Victoria
Presbyterian Section, Grave 2, Jung Cemetery, Jung, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Murtoa Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

11 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3227, 6th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3227, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
28 Jul 1940: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Biography

6 Battalion

Rank - Private

22 June 1916 - Taken on strength at Serapeum

11 Occtober 1916 - Admitted to hopital with trench feet

10 November 1916 - Admitted to Boscombe Hospital, UK with trench feet

11 February 1917 - AWOL, fined 2 days pay

23 March 1917 - Transferred from 65 Btn to 6 Btn

20 April 1917 - AWOL. held in custody for 2 days awaiting trial. Fned 5 days pay

10 August 1918 - Wounded in action

25 August 1918 - Invalided to UK

26 August 1918 - Admitted to hospital, gunshot wounds to right arm

21 March 1919 - Returned to Australia

Son of Mrs. Neil L Albert, Jung Jung, Victoria

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