Albert BATCHELOR

BATCHELOR, Albert

Service Number: 1850
Enlisted: 8 September 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Terrors Creek, Qld., 4 November 1895
Home Town: North Pine, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Brisbane, Qld., 14 September 1969, aged 73 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Dayboro Showgrounds War Memorial, Dayboro War Memorial, Pine Shire Council Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1850, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Brisbane, Qld.
22 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1850, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
22 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1850, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Boonah, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Albert's parents were James George Batchelor and Jane Baker. Albert was the youngest of nine children when he enlisted in Brisbane on 8 September 1915. Albert returned to Australia after the war and married Maud Maryann Lingard in January 1923. They initially settled Landsborough and eventually moved to Woodford. Albert died aged 74.