Albert Attenborough

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Attenborough, Driver Albert no.2747

4th Australian Mechanical Transport Company, formerly 3rd Pioneer Battalion, 5th Reinforcements Amy Street, Campsie.

Driver Born Edinburgh, Scotland, October 5,1875 Son of William & Sarah Attenborough, Lithgow.

Husband of Mrs Rose Attenborough, Amy Street, Campsie.

His son, Albert, was born in 1897.

Rose Attenborough was Treasurer of the Canterbury Strong Post.

Enlisted Sydney 31/7/1916, aged 41.

Next of kin: wife, Rose Hannah Kate Attenborough.

Embarked from Sydney November 9, 1916, per HMAT A24 Benalla.

War service: France Returned to Australia 22/9/1919.

Biography and portrait in The All Australia Memorial 1919

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002