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Albert William AESCHE

Regimental number55802
Date of birth9 October 1896
Place of birthEudunda, South Australia
OccupationTurner and fitter
AddressEudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.7
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, G H A Aesche, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 82nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 April 1918
Place of enlistmentBroken Hill, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameGeneral Reinforcements (2nd South Australian)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date11 June 1919
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic',10 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 11 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death23 December 1969
Age at death73
Place of burialBroken Hill Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, AESCHE Albert William

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