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  Spirits of Gallipoli - Albert DAY DAY, Albert Thomas

Spirits of Gallipoli - Albert DAY

Spirits of Gallipoli - Albert DAY
Unit 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcements Rank Trooper
Date of Enlistment 14 December 1914 Service no. 600
Date of Death 10 August 1915 Place of Death New Zealand Field Army Hospital - from injuries received at Walker's Ridge
Age 44    
Cemetery Ari Burnu Details E. 11
Epitaph -
Next of Kin (Wife) DAY Kathleen Address Koolpoort, Warrandyte, VIC
Parents Alexander and Beata Day (nee Stratton) Address  
Date of Birth 1869 Place of birth VIC Camperdown
General He received a gunshot wound to the head on 7 August 1915 from action at Walker's Ridge.  He was taken to the New Zealand Army Hospital, Anzac, where he died of wounds on 10 August 1915.  He had previously served as a Lieutenant in the Boer War, receiving the Queen's Medal with five bars.  He left a wife and seven children.

Other Sources

     
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo  
The Australasian newspaper, 27 November 1915, page ii (source 31)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   The Age newspaper, 21 September 1915, page 9 (source 44)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   The Argus Newspaper, 27 November 1915, page 5 (source 42)
Spirits of Gallipoli - News   Newspaper article Spirits of Gallipoli - News   The Argus Newspaper, 11 September 1915, page 11 (source 42)
Spirits of Gallipoli - News   Newspaper article Spirits of Gallipoli - News   The Argus Newspaper, 11 September 1915, page 11 (source 42)
Spirits of Gallipoli - News   Newspaper article Spirits of Gallipoli - News   The Argus Newspaper, 7 September 1915, page 1 (source 42)
Spirits of Gallipoli - News   Newspaper article Spirits of Gallipoli - News   The Argus Newspaper, 9 September 1915, page 10 (source 42)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Family Details   Family details Spirits of Gallipoli - Family Details   Spirits of Gallipoli
Spirits of Gallipoli - Headstone   Headstone Spirits of Gallipoli - Headstone   Gallipoli Photographic Expedition, 2009 (source 183)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Various Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Australian War Memorial, ACT, Panel 7 (source 14)
 

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