Albert Allen Fletcher BAINBRIGGE

BAINBRIGGE, Albert Allen Fletcher

Service Numbers: 1722, Q213323
Enlisted: 22 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Georgetown, Queensland, Australia, 24 March 1897
Home Town: Wolfram, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Brisbane, Queensland Australia, 27 June 1962, aged 65 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Columbarium 12, Section 9
Memorials: Biloela & District WW2 Roll of Honour Volunteer Defence Corps, Mareeba Woothakata Shire Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

22 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1722, 47th Infantry Battalion
26 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 47th Infantry Battalion, Place of Enlistment Cairns Queensland
20 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1722, 47th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1722, 47th Infantry Battalion, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney
14 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 46th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN Q213323

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For fine courage and initiative during the attack west of Bellenglise, north of St. Quentin, on 18-19 September, 1918. Single handed he bombed down part of front trench and captured 60 prisoners and machine guns, killing and wounding several of the enemy. He then organized a raiding party, and, going on into "No Man's Land" captured 40 more prisoners and two machine guns. He returned to the front line, and immediately commenced to consolidate the line. He did magnificent work.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 20
Date: 19 February 1920
Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917
Date of death 27 June 1962
Place of burial Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens and Crematorium

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