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Regimental number143
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHolland Park, Logan Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Kasper, Logan Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

'For the brave manner in which he volunteered for the duty and successfully carried despatches repeatedly from enemy trench to Battalion Headquarters under heavy machine gun and rifle fire during the attack on POZIERES RIDGE on 28th/29th July, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1978

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