Albert Edward David

First Name: 
Albert
Middle Name: 
Edward
Last Name: 
David
Date of Birth: 
Friday, April 15, 1892
Mother's Name: 
Angelina (nee Oxenbridge)
Father's Name: 
David David
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, May 15, 1917
Rank at Enlistment: 
Gunner
Rank at Discharge: 
Driver
Unit: 
Field Artillery
Service: 
Artillery
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Sunday, November 15, 1981
Details: 

Private Albert David (Service no 38792) was a single 24 year old iron moulder who was working at his father's business in Wollongong when he enlisted.

Albert embarked on HMAT A38 Ulysses with 33rd Reinforcements Field Artillery on 19th December, 1917. He saw service on the Western Front until he was wounded in action on 6th October, 1918. He received shrapnell wounds to his thigh and groin.

Evacuated to hospital for treatment, Albert returned to Australia in December 1918. He was discharged medically unfit from the AIF on 29th April, 1919.

In December 1921 he married Elizabeth Scott and they raised quite a large family in Wollongong.

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