Adrian Edmund HUSBAND

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HUSBAND, Adrian Edmund

Service Number: 3819
Enlisted: 16 April 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Field Ambulance
Born: Asansol, Bengal, India, 1895
Home Town: Wynyard, Waratah/Wynyard, Tasmania
Schooling: Queens College, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Illness (post operative), Hobart General Hospital, Tasmania, Australia, 12 July 1916
Cemetery: Cornelian Bay Cemetery and Crematorium, Tasmania
Roman Catholic Section DD, Grave 78
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hobart Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Apr 1915: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3819, 7th Field Ambulance, Claremont, Tasmania
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3819, 7th Field Ambulance
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3819, 7th Field Ambulance, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Adrian Edmund HUSBAND was born in Asansol, Bengal , India in 1895

His parents were Charles Ernest HUSBAND and Perpetua Marie MARCEAU who married in Sydney in 1892

He enlisted in Claremont Tasmania on 16th April, 1915 and embarked on 29th June, 1915 with the 7th Field Ambulance, Section C (Australian Army Medical Corp) on the ship Ascanius

He suffered illness overseas and was invalided to Australia  with debility after enteric fever - leaving on the ship Suffolk from Suez  on 29th January, 1916for 3 months change

Adrian died from illness (post operatively following appendicitis) and showing signs of tubercular meningitis at Hobart General Hospital on 12th July, 1916 and is buried in the Cornelian Bay Public Cemetery

 

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