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Elector's Right - Albert Edward Kemp, Prahran, 25 Oct 1905 Document Reg. No: HT 13762

Single page Elector's Right issued to Albert Edward Kemp 25 October 1905.

Albert Edward Kemp was a 32-year-old butcher living in Caulfield and married to Annie Josephine, when he enlisted to fight in World War I. He and Annie had a daughter, Ethel Mavis, and a baby son, George Percival. Albert enlisted at Royal Park on 4 October 1916, and was assigned to the 22nd Reinforcements, 6th Battalion - regimental number 6800. His battalion left Melbourne 25 October 1916 - just 21 days after he enlisted. He was shipped to France on 27 March and was taken on strength on 4 April. On 21 September 1917, Albert died in the trenches in Glencorse Wood, Belgium. His body was never found. He is commemorated at 29 The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Single piece of paper printed on both sides.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.00 cm (Width), 16.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, death mourning, world war i 1914-1918, elections, making history - kemp mourning collection
Themes this item is part of: 6th Battalion Diary Extract, September 1917, Albert Edward Kemp Mourning Collection, Albert Edward Kemp, AIF (1884-1917), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Parliamentary Politics
Tertiary Classification: electoral materials
Inscriptions: Text: STATE OF VICTORIA/No. 268127/ELECTOR'S RIGHT/Electoral/District of/Prahran/South Yarra Division/RESIDENTIAL QUALIFICATION/The holder herof Albert Edward Kemp/whose name is/signed hereunder, is entitled, being duly enrolled. to Vote at Elections of Members of the/ASSEMBLY in the above Division of the above District, being qualified in respect of Manhood/and of Residence in such Division.
Printer & Publisher: Robert S. Brain, Government Printer, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1905
Issued To: Private Albert Kemp - 6th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force (AIF), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 25 Oct 1905
Date Inscribed: Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 25 Oct 1905

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