NAME Albert Michael Tober
BORN Abt.1890
DIED 1960
UNIT 10th Battalion
ENLISTED Adelaide 27 February 1915
DISCHARGED Adelaide 4 July 1916 – medically unfit

Albert Michael Tober’s block was in the County of Pottinger, Parish of Breeza, Land District of Gunnedah.  It was a Settlement Purchase No. 1920/2 consisting of 558 acres. Albert applied for his loan on 16 December 1919 and it was approved in January 1920 . [1]  On 10 May 1920, the Dept. of Lands was informed that he was not living on his farm and had never even taken possession.  His situation was judged to be unsatisfactory. [2] In June 1920, as his whereabouts were unknown, the police were asked if they had any knowledge of his whereabouts.[3]  In August 1921 it was reported that he living at Yalwal, near Nowra, NSW.[4]


[1] SRNSW:  Lands Department: NRS 8058, Returned Soldiers loan files; [12/6902 No. 3055] Albert Michael Tober, Application for loan, 15 December 1919.

[2] Ibid,  Returned Soldiers’ Settlement Branch, Office Memorandum, 24 March 1921.

[3] Ibid, Report by police  June 1920.

[4] Ibid.

Sources used to compile this entry

State Records NSW:  Lands Department; NRS 8058, Returned Soldiers loan files, [12/6902 No. 3055] Albert Michael Tober

National Archives of Australia:  B2455, First Imperial Force Personel Dossiers (Albert Michael Tober) online: