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Edwin James KAEHNE

Regimental number6836
Place of birthTarcowie, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressTarcowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Kaehne, Tarcowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 weeks in the A.I.F.
Enlistment date9 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 May 1917
Place of enlistmentBooleroo Centre, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date27 June 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 3 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KAEHNE Edwin James

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