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Sunday, 19 October 2014

Young father of two from Gladesville, NSW, ALBERT BESANVALLE is another Ryde boy lost in the trenches at Lone Pine.

The Northern District Times continues to publish our stories  in a series which commenced earlier this month. They are a brief outline of some of our 'Ryde Goes to War project' research on World War One service from the Ryde District.

Week 3 : 15 Oct 2014 - The Northern District Times, page 22  is the story of ALBERT BESANVALLE, Service No: 1716.

Albert joined the 4th Battalion, he went missing during the battle for Lone Pine. His widow and two sons received wonderful support from the community with the Gladesville Voluntary Workers Association building them a house.

A postcard from Lone Pine, then ‘missing’
 [if you click on the title -- it should take you to the on-line edition of the newspaper]

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