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Regimental number1801
Place of birthGatton Queensland
SchoolMt Sylvia State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGatton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Bauer, Gatton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death20.4
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 35), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Jane Hannah BAUER, Mount Sylvia, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4666 Thomas BAUER [name does not appear on Nominal Roll]
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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