Alick (Sandy) BALNAVE

BALNAVE, Alick

Service Number: 3845
Enlisted: 16 December 1914, Brisbane
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, 29 September 1894
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia, 26 October 1952, aged 58 years
Cemetery: Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium
Section: O; Row: 10
Memorials: East Brisbane War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3845, Divisional Ammunition Column, Brisbane
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 3845, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 3845, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Runic, Sydney
13 Jul 1915: Promoted Driver, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
27 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 1st Field Artillery Brigade
3 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3845, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres, Shrapnel wound left leg
23 Mar 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3845, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HT Cluny Castle, Devonport for return to Australia - arriving 21 May 1919
23 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3845, 1st Field Artillery Brigade

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