Albert Henry Bewley

Commemorated at:

Given name: 
Albert Henry
Last name: 
Bewley
Service number: 
1673

Additional information:

Gender: 
M
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit: 
4 Div. 12 Brig 45 Batt
Service: 
ARMY
Conflicts: 
World War One
Campaign: 
Fate: 
KIA, France, 7.6.1917
Decorations: 
Veteran Notes/Bio: 

1673 Lance Corporal Born 1879 Enlisted 7.8.1915 (36 yrs) Single, Labourer, RC.
Embarked ‘Berrima’ 1712.1915 4 Div. 12 Brig 45 Batt. Arr Egypt and left Egypt on the ‘Kinfanus Castle’ arriving Marseilles 8.6.1916. Embarkation in 30 Batt but he transferred to 45 Battalion in France on 6.8.1916. Promoted L Cpl 3.3.1917 He was wounded in August 1918, evacuated to England, but returned to his Unit a month later in September 1916.
KIA France 7.6. 1917 No grave. Commemorated-Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
However Army advised his brother on 8.5.1919 that “he was buried in an isolated grave 800 yds east of Messines” and that in due course will be removed to a ‘recognised military cemetery.’ Both parents deceased. Brother of William Bewley, Resident. Maryamma, Mt McDonald, NSW.
(Brother of William Bewley. Maryamma, NSW and later Luddenham, via Penrith NSW ) Uncle of Pte SGB Bewley. Sister Mrs E I Holmes, Holmesworth, Narrawa PO, NSW

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