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Oswald Albert KLAEBE

Regimental number3720
Date of birth24 June 1895
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
AddressMaitland, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.5
Height5' 5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, F W Klaebe, Peterborough, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 24th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date12 December 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 34th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Troop Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date12 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KLAEBE Oswald Albert

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