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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private Alfred Frank Anderson

Service No.:
51300
Unit:
22nd Battalion
Tree No.:
N005
Planted by:
Mrs R F Manning
Image of plaque on tree N005 for Alfred Frank Anderson
See Notes (1)
Image of Service Medal - British War Medal Image of Service Medal - Victory Medal

Alfred Frank Anderson was born at St Arnaud, VIC, on the 8th of January 1874, to Andrew Anderson and Ada Georgina Watson.

He was working as a Farmer at Parwan, VIC, when he enlisted in the AIF at Ballarat in December 1917, aged 44. Assigned to the 2nd General Service Reinforcements (Victoria), he embarked at Sydney aboard the HMAT Euripides, on the 1st of May 1918. Arriving at New York, he transhipped aboard the HMS Teutonic in July; disembarking in Liverpool on the 2nd of July 1918 where he was allotted to the 22nd Battalion.

He was appointed acting Lance Corporal for two months, before reverting to the ranks and being sent to France at the end of August. In January of 1919 he was admitted to Hospital in France with influenza then transferred to Fulham Military Hospital(2), England, in February. He embarked for Australia in May 1919 and was discharged on the 29th of September 1919.

Alfred Frank Anderson died on the 4th of May 1948, aged 74.

He is listed on the Shire of Bacchus Marsh Roll of Honour, the Bacchus Marsh & District Roll of Honour and the Roll of Honour of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Bacchus Marsh.

Notes

  1. He started in the 2nd General Service Reinforcements (Victoria) but was later in the 22nd Battalion.
  2. Lost Hospitals of London.

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Last updated by lee, Wed, 05 May 2021 19:25:50