Albert Ernest MAYNARD

MAYNARD, Albert Ernest

Service Number: 5415
Enlisted: 17 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: 'Telijang' Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Taralga, Upper Lachlan Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Golspie Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Pneumonia, 1st Casualty Clearing Station, France, 24 December 1916
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 1V, Row E, Grave 3 Headstone inscription reads: Duty called him and he was there to do his bit and take his share,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Taralga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1st Infantry Battalion
14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 5415, 1st Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '7' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 5415, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
24 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, 5415, 53rd Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 5415 awm_unit: 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-12-24

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry and Eliza Maynard of 'Llandilo', Golspie, via Taralga, NSW

17 January 1916 - father signed letter of consent for Albert to enlisted and laso requested that he may be placed in the same company as his two friends

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal