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Regimental number1692
Place of birthBlack Rock, South Australia
SchoolPeterborough Lutheran School
AddressCanowie Belt, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr Adolph Augustus Heinrich, Canowie Belt, South Australia
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death29.6
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 12), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gustav and Pauline HEINRICH, Canowie Belt, South Australia. Native of Black Rock, South Australia

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

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