Albert FELGENHAUER

Albert Felgenhauer Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
20-March-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
22
Status
Single
Service No
2137
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcements
Embarked
12-June-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of disease
Date
10 June 1916
Place
Family home, Perth St, Toowoomba
Cemetery or Memorial
Toowoomba Cemetery
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and St Luke’s Anglican Church Toowoomba Honour Board.

 

In Egypt in January 1916 Albert Felgenhauer developed bronchitis. By March he was "dangerously ill" with tuberculosis and was invalided to Brisbane in April. At Enoggera Military Hospital he was diagnosed with "advanced TB in both lungs." He died soon after at his Toowoomba home, aged 23.