Albert Ernest ALBECK

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
05-February-1917
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
711
Rank
Private
Unit
12th Machine Gun Company, 13th Reinforcements
Embarked
21-June-1917
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
March 1919
Notes

Albert Albeck transferred to the 47th Battalion in England in September 1917 and joined his new unit in France in February 1918. Six weeks later he was reported missing in action at Dernancourt. In May it was reported he had been wounded on 2 May and captured and had become a prisoner of war in Germany. After the Armistice he was repatriated to England and returned to Australia in March 1919. He was only 20.

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