Albert Victor Selway CARGEEG

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CARGEEG, Albert Victor Selway

Service Number: 877
Enlisted: 7 September 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 26 November 1889
Home Town: Bunbury, Bunbury, Western Australia
Schooling: Scotch College, Claremont, Western Australia; Church of England Grammar School, Geelong, Victoria
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, near Tasmania Post, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 60 Chaplain J.G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: His end was as his life cheerful courageous and unselfish
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Brunswick Memorial Hall, Brunswick War Memorial, Bunbury War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 877, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 877, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 877, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 877, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
31 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 877, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 'Parkfield', Bunbury,WA and  he was a partner in the sheep station

Son of George Henry Cargeeg and Louisa Jane Cargeeg nee Selway of Bon Marche, Perth, WA lformerly of Murray Street, Perth, WA Prior to moving to Perth they were residing in Adelaide, SA.

Brother of Daisy Winifred Cargeeg, Reginald Ewbank Cargeeg who returned to Australia on 29 August 1915 ahving been badly wounded at Gallipoli while serving with the 11th Battalion. He died on 23 February 1923 and was buried in the Perth(Karrakatta) Cemetery, Baptist Section Row AA, Grave 76; Ethel May Cargeeg, Leonard Caargeeg, Harold Spencer Cargeeg who returned to Australia on 25 October 1919 having served with the 1st WA Reinforcement.  Discharged on 6 November 1919; and Mabel Louisa Cargeeg

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

He was an expert boxer and Stroke of the College rowing crew

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