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Emil Oscar BAEHNISCH

Regimental number64244
Date of birth20 August 1891
Place of birthNeales Flat, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm Labourer
AddressNeales Flat, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 8"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinFather, Carl Gottlieb Baehnisch, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1918
Place of enlistmentEudunda, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, South Australia (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date12 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 57170 Sapper Alfred Paul Martin BAEHNISCH, 2nd Field Squadron Engineers, returned to Australia 26 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 September 1919..

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAEHNISCH Emil Oscar

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