Albert WILKINSON

WILKINSON, Albert

Service Number: 931
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Enlisted at Wonthaggi, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hollingworth, Manchester, England, 1888
Home Town: Wonthaggi, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 30 April 1915
Cemetery: Courtney’s and Steel's Post Cemetery
Special Memorial, Grave 57 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out, Courtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 931, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Wonthaggi, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 931, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 931, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Ann Wilkinson of 28 Hadfield Raod, Hadfield, Manchester, England. Husband of Violet Wilkinson of 193 High Street, West Glossop, England. Father of Elsie Melench Wilkinson

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal