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Albert Frederick Wilhelm HEINICKE

Regimental number4290
Place of birthNeale's Flat, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLoxton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5.25"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Heinicke, Kingston on Murray, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 2 years, Koorook Rifle Club.
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date27 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1028 Pte Johann Frederick Theardor HEINICKE, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1917; 692 Pte Johann Friedrich Paul HEINICKE, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; disembarked, Adelaide, 22 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right thumb), Adelaide, 27 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 July 1972
Age at death54
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEINICKE Albert Frederick Wilhelm

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