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Edward Ernest BASCHBAUER

Regimental number3063
Place of birthNordene, Valdegale, via Talsen, Latvia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationMillwright
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J Baschbauer, Pitragen, Courland, Russia
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 7/6/16 - 5th Pioneer Battalion, 7th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 5th Pioneer Battalion, 21/4/17. Mortally wounded, 11/5/17.
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death30
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 16), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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