Albert Borella, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Albert Borella

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Date of Birth: 07-Aug-1881

Place of Birth: Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 07-Feb-1968

Profession: politician

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About Albert Borella

  • Albert Chalmers Borella, VC, MM (7 August 1881 – 7 February 1968) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
  • Born in Victoria, Borella was one of 64 Australians to receive the Victoria Cross for their actions during the First World War, doing so while serving with the 26th Battalion around Villers-Bretonneux in July 1918.
  • After the war, Borella returned to Australia, initially farming a property in Victoria before rejoining the Army during the Second World War and serving in a number of garrison units in Australia.
  • He was demobilised in 1945 and worked as a public servant until he retired in 1956.
  • He died in 1968 at the age of 86.

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