Albert Gordon Boustead was born in Newlyn, Victoria, was single and was employed as a Bank Clerk. He enlisted in Ballarat, Victoria at the age of 19. He volunteered and was stationed with the 6th Victorian General Service Reinforcements later transferring to the Australian Army Pay Corps with the Regimental number 55334. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 17th of December 1919. Tree number 3506.