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Soldier profiles

Name : GUEST, ALBERT EDWARD
Service Number : VX19043
Date of Birth : 04/08/1901
Place of Birth : FLEMINGTON, VIC
Known as : BERT
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 29/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : WEST BRUNSWICK, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : CHALWELL, W
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : C? COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions : MAZRAAT ED DAHR (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) : 03/07/1941 MORTALLY WOUNDED MAZRAAT ED DAHR (SYRIA)
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 07/07/1941
Age at Death : 39
Community Roll of Honour : BRUNSWICK (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : KHAYAT BEACH WAR CEMETERY, ISRAEL. A. H. 15. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 07/07/1941 / SYRIA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6212700 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   T_GORE_3.jpg

Background : Son of John Henry and Annie Caroline Guest. Uncle of Mrs. Tom Gore.