Alfred Henry Tregear

First Name: 
Alfred
Middle Name: 
Henry
Last Name: 
Tregear
Mother's Name: 
Roseanna Tregear nee McCabe
Father's Name: 
William Tregear
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, October 6, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
45th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Saturday, December 1, 1979
Details: 

Alfred Henry Tregear (Service No 3144), was born in Sydney, N.S.W., in 1896, and came to Wollongong, N.S.W., with his family.

At enlistment, he was single, 20 years old, worked as a bank clerk and had served in the Senior Cadets, and 2 years with the CMF.

Alfred embarked on HMAT A68 Anchises, with 35th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement, on 24th January 1917. He arrived in England on 27th March 1917, and joined 35th Battalion in France, on 17th November 1917. Alfred transferred to 45th Battalion on 2nd March 1918, perhaps to be with his brother, Charles. He saw service on the Western Front.

On 18th September 1918, Alfred was wounded in action, and was sent to an aid station, for treatment of shrapnel wounds to his left arm, returning to duty on 1st October 1918.

Alfred returned to Australia in August 1919, and was discharged on 31st October 1919. He is commemorated on the Wollongong War Memorial.

Alfred died in 1979, and is buried in Northern Suburbs Cemetery.

Alfred's brothers Charles Joseph (Service No 3927) and Albert Richard (Service No 685) also served.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, TREGEAR ALFRED HENRY

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