Private Albert Charles Baden Govers

Service number 79
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Bingara
Death Date 1916-11-05
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Albert Charles Baden Govers (79, 1st Battalion), from Copeton, NSW, had been a station-hand. He enlisted in February 1916, giving his age as 18 years 1 month. He was listed as missing in action at Flers, France, on 5 November 1916, later confirmed to have been killed. He is buried at Grevillers British Cemetery, France. After the war his mother recorded that Albert was 15 when he enlisted, and 16 years 4 months old when he died.



Date of enlistment 09 February 1916
Date of embarkation 04 May 1916
Date of death 05 November 1916
Date of fate 05 November 1916