Alan Campbell NOBLE

NOBLE, Alan Campbell

Service Number: 5419
Enlisted: 2 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fulham, South Australia, 17 May 1897
Home Town: Grange, City of Charles Sturt / Henley and Grange, South Australia
Schooling: Grange State School
Occupation: Mason
Died: Died of wounds, France, 9 May 1917, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Grevillers British Cemetery
Grevillers British Cemetery, Grevillers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grange Public School Roll of Honor, Henley Beach Council Fallen WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Henley Beach Council WW1 Service Roll, Hindmarsh Star of Freedom Tent No 4 IOOR WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

2 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5419, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5419, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 5419, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
8 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 5419, 10th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second), Shell wounds (both legs)

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"...5419 Private (Pte) Alan Campbell Noble, 10th Battalion, of Grange, SA. A mason prior to enlisting in February 1916, Pte Noble embarked from Adelaide with the 17th Reinforcements, onboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 11 April 1916. On 9 May 1917 he died of wounds received in action at Bapaume, France. Pte Noble was 20 years of age. His brother 4754 Pte George Franklin Noble, 8th Field Ambulance, died in England of sickness on 13 November 1918." - SOURCE (


Mrs. J. B. Noble "Ashley," High-street, Grange, has been advised that her youngest son, Private Alan Campbell Noble, died of wounds on May 9. Private Noble was born at Fulham, but lived at the Grange. He was educated at the Grange Public School, and after leaving followed his father in the building trade. He was a member of the Grange Methodist Church and Sunday-school, and was loved and respected by a large circle of friends. Private Noble left Australia on April 11, 1916, for the front, where two of his brothers are serving — Privates Stanley T. Noble and George F. Noble." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 30 Jun 1917 (