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Congues, Albert Raymond (3953)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 17 years 9 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 26 August 1914 – unknown

Service Number: 3953            view online service record

34 Cruikshank Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
John Peter Congues (father)
34 Cruikshank Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: DNE

Discharged: Friday, 21 November 1919

Brothers: Alex Congues, Jack Congues and Leo Congues

Albert was born on 24 December 1896 and joined the Royal Australian Navy on 27 Jul 1912 as a Boy 2nd class. He deserted 20 January 1913 but was granted a free pardon when he returned to the navy on 26 August 1914 for service during WWI.

1915 ‘CORRESPONDENCE.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 24 July, p. 3, viewed 1 July, 2015,

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