Algin LE TISSER

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LE TISSER, Algin

Service Number: 2450
Enlisted: 6 June 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Caralulup, Victoria, Australia, March 1893
Home Town: Caralulup, Central Goldfields, Victoria
Schooling: Caralulup State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Pleuro pneumonia, Military Hospital at Fovant, Wiltshire, England, 19 December 1916
Cemetery: Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

6 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2450, 57th Infantry Battalion
25 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2450, 57th Infantry Battalion
25 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2450, 57th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 23 and the son of John Thomas and Agnes Le Tisser, of Caralulup, Victoria.

Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK

Died on this date - 19th December.......Private Algin Le Tisser was born in Talbot near Caralulup, Victoria in 1893. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 6th June, 1916 as a 23 year old Labourer/Farmer.

Private Le Tisser was marched in to 15th Training Battalion at Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England on 21st November, 1916 to receive further training before being sent to the War Front. He was admitted to Military Hospital at Fovant, Wiltshire on 13th December, 1916 with influenza.

Private Algin Le Tisser died at 8.45 a.m. on 19th December, 1916 at Military Hospital at Fovant, Wiltshire, England from Pleuro pneumonia. He was buried in Compton Chamberlayne War Graves Cemetery, Wiltshire, England where 27 other WW1 Australian Soldiers are buried.

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