Larger text size icon Smaller text size icon

Place Names Register Extract

Albert Street

If you know of any information about this place name which does not appear in this extract, please let the Place Names Committee know by completing a submission form.

View in NT Atlas | Print Extract | Search Again

Name Albert
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24687
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 29 April 2015
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Albert Frank Mettam was born in Napier, New Zealand. Albert worked as a miner prior to becoming a WWI Serviceman (Service Number 3168). Albert enlisted to serve in WWI at Broadmeadows on 2 July 1915 at the age of 23. He served with the 7th Battalion Australian Imperial Force. Albert was appointed to Corporal in October 1916, appointed to Lance Sergeant later in 1916 and again promoted to Second Lieutenant. Second Lieutenant Albert Mettam was killed in action on 15 May 1918. He was buried at Borre British Cemetery, France.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
29/04/2015 Date added to the Register
08/07/2015 NTG G27
View in NT Atlas | Print Extract | Search Again