ARCHER, Cedric

Service Numbers: 2557, 2557A
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Rockhampton, Qld.
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Larvika, Norway, 1895
Home Town: Banana, Banana, Queensland
Schooling: Larvika High School, Norway
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 10 August 1918
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Banana War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2557, 25th Infantry Battalion, Rockhampton, Qld.
21 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2557, 25th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2557, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
10 Aug 1918: Involvement Sergeant, 2557A, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of James George Lewis Archer, a Queensland Station Owner of Scottish descent, and his wife Louisa Stewart, daughter of Sir Robert MacKenzie.

The Cedric Archer Park at Ian Besch Drive, Gracemere Qld. is named after him https://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au/FacilitiesRecreation/Parks-Gardens-and-Recreation/Cedric-Archer-Park (www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au)