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AUSTIN, Albert Henry
(Service number 6/1454)

Aliases
First Rank Private Last Rank Private

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth Oamaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 70 North St, Timaru
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin A.W. Austin (father), 70 North St, Timaru
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 3rd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 14 February 1915
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 28 March 1918 Age 22
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Grevillers (NZ) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Albert Austin was the son of A.W. and Jane Austin of 22 Rose St, Timaru. Born at Oamaru. Also served at Gallipoli.

Two of Albert's brother in-laws, Ernest Tronchet and Arthur Daniel Martin, also served in the war.

Sources

Cenotaph Sep 2013

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Carol Bell

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