VOWLES, Albert Thomas (Life Before Enlistment (Lived in Waterloo,…
VOWLES, Albert Thomas
Life Before Enlistment
Lived in Waterloo, Victoria
Worked as a Farmer
20 years old at time of enlistment
Reasons for enlistment
What locations did your soldier go to?
Britain, July 18th, 1916
Impact of their
enlistment on their local community
How might their experience affect family?
Was your soldier injured overseas?
Did they have any relatives also fighting?
Did he receive any medals/awards?
Was He promoted during the war?
Where did he undergo his training?
He trained for 4 months in Britain as part of the 39th Infantry Battalion.
How long did he fight in the war?
Did he succumb to any diseases?
Were they praised by their community?
Which ship did he travel to war?
When did he enlist?
Jan 22nd, 1916
Is there a memorial in his honour in his home town?
Was he praised by their community?
What happened to people who didn't enlist?
Was he forced to go to war?
Did he have any siblings?