Albert Gilroy SYMONS

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SYMONS, Albert Gilroy

Service Number: 2252
Enlisted: 28 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Leigh Creek, South Australia, 1888
Home Town: Leigh Creek, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 12 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial, Farina War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2252, Adelaide, South Australia
12 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2252, 48th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2252, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
12 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2252, 48th Infantry Battalion, 1st Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Hilda May Symons  nee Williams of Old Port Road, Queenstown,SA. Albert and Hilda married in Broken Hill, NSW during 1915. Father of Jack Gilroy Symons

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal