Albert Vincent GILCHRIST


GILCHRIST, Albert Vincent

Service Number: 3317
Enlisted: 22 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Riddell, Macedon Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 24 June 1916
Cemetery: Berks Cemetery Extension
Plot 11, Row C, Grave 7, Berks Cemetery Extension, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Riddell District Honor Roll Board, Riddells Creek Riddell District Honour Roll Plaque, Sunbury War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3317, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
11 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3317, 8th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3317, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Esther Gilchrist of 193 Rathmines Street, Fairfield, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal