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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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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