Albert Edward Ormerod


Driver 1597
1st A.D.M.T. Coy, A.I.F.

Albert Edward Ormerod was a labourer from Orange, New South Wales, and was twenty eight years old when he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 17 September 1914 at Roseberry Park Camp, New South Wales.

On his attestation papers Albert states that he had previously served for two years with the 3rd Infantry, prior to be discharged, and his next of kin is listed as his wife, Mrs E. Ormerod.

During the war Albert served as a driver in France & Flanders, supplying the forces at the Front.

He eventually returned to Australia on 23 November 1918.

The records for Albert, held at the National Archives of Australia, show that he was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. A digital copy of the personal records held for Albert at the National Archives of Australia can be viewed online at the National Archives of Australia Website.

Albert's records (NAA: B2455, ORMEROD ALBERT EDWARD) are the primary source material for the information recorded on this page.