Born on 19 September 1899 at Redfern, Sydney NSW, Jewish. Enlisted 1 September 1916 age 27, bank clerk. Nok mother, Mrs. Jane Hatfield of Elderslie, Battle St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 29 December 1916 per A34 Persic. Wounded, gassed, in France on 25 August 1918. RTA February 1920 per Konigin Luise. Service medals: BWM and VM. The Hebrew Standard of Australasia 17 December 1915 announced the engagement of Miss Clara Vera Hart to Lieut Albert Hatfield of Battle St, Cottesloe Beach.