Cuthbert John Stephen ANDERSON

ANDERSON, Cuthbert John Stephen

Service Number: 803
Enlisted: 3 February 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Scone, New South Wales, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Roman Catholic Schools, Auburn & Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Stockman & Boundary Rider
Died: Broncho Pneumonia, 41st Stationary Hospital, Amiens, France, 29 November 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Plot XIIIA, Row BB, Grave 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 803, 17 Infantry Battalion AMF, Liverpool, NSW
12 May 1915: Involvement Private, 803, 17th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1915: Embarked Private, 803, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
29 Nov 1918: Involvement Driver, 803, 17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Cuthbert John Stephen ANDERSON was born in Scone, NSW in 1888

His parents were Philip Cuthbert ANDERSON & Flora Jessie Colquhoun KENNEDY who married in Scone in 1887

He married Sylvia Grave BENNETT in Sydney in 1914 - one child Albert

He enlisted in Liverpool, NSW on 3rd February, 1915 & embarked with the 17th Infantry Battalion, C Company from Sydney on the HMAT Themistocles on 12th May, 1915

Cuthbert died on 29th November, 1918 in the 41st Stationary Hospital in Amiens, France of broncho pneumonia and is buried in the Villers Bretonneux Military Hospital

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial 

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

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