Albert Herbert WILLSON

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WILLSON, Albert Herbert

Service Number: 74
Enlisted: 7 October 1899
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, 1876
Home Town: Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in action, Rensburg, South Africa, 10 February 1900
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Ballarat Boer War Memorial (Queen Victoria Square), Sale Boer War Memorial
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Boer War Service

7 Oct 1899: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 74, 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles
28 Oct 1899: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 74, 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles, SS Medic
10 Feb 1900: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 74, 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Albert Herbert WILLSON was born in Ballarat, Victoria in 1876

His parents were Ambrose Spitty WILLSON & Fanny Herbert MATTHEWS