Private Albert Mummery

Service number 1240
Birth Place United Kingdom: England, Kent, Ramsgate
Death Date 1915-10-16
Death Place Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Gallipoli Peninsula
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Albert Mummery (1240, 23rd Battalion) was born in Ramsgate, England, and moved to Australia at the age of 16. He was working as a labourer in Melbourne when he enlisted in March 1915. Albert received shrapnel wounds to his back on 15 October 1915 and died the following day before he could be transferred to Mudros. He is buried in the Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey. Albert’s brother wrote that he was 17 years of age at the time of his death.



Date of enlistment 10 March 1915
Date of embarkation 08 May 1915
Date of death 16 October 1915
Date of fate 16 October 1915