Albert Chenery

Chenery-AlbertName    Albert Chenery

Number    Private 582

Battalion      22nd Battalion  

Place of Birth   Langley near West Lodden Norfolk England

Next of Kin   His father Mr. Henry Chenery of Langley Norfolk England

His grave in Malta

Date and place of enlistment   Leongatha 18/2/1915

Physical details on enlistment   Age 19 years 7 months, 5’9” 11 stone, hazel eyes and brown hair

Religion   Methodist

Occupation   farm hand

Date and place of death

He was wounded at Gallipoli on 19/10/1915 and moved to hospital in Malta where he died of cellulitis on October 24th.

Location of grave or memorial

Albert was buried in the Pieta Cemetery Malta. The photo above is his grave.

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

Albert worked for Mr. Tom Gray of Garvies Road Nerrena

Military History

  • 18/2/15 he enlisted
  • He is on the Koorooman East Honour Roll
  • Albert was a young man from England who was working on a farm in the Koorooman East area in 1914.
  • 19/10/15 He was wounded at Gallipoli
  • 24/10/15 He died of cellulitis on Malta at Cottonera Hospital
  • 25/10/15 He was buried at Pieta Malta
  • His effects consisted of a hairbrush and testament
  • A letter from Tom Gray of Garvies Rd stating that Albert Chenery left his bank book from the Leongatha State Savings Bank with him and he asks if Albert left a will. He has his fathers address in England

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