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Gottleib Herman KLEMKE

Regimental number3513
AddressWalla Walla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Christian Klemke, Walla Walla, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3323
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date20 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3514 Sergeant Gotthold Reinhold KLEMKE, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919; 6045 Pte Theodore Arthur KLEMKE, Machine Gun Corps Details, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 21 August 1917, for onward travel by sea to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 20 March 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as Gotlew.
Date of death4 May 1928
Place of burialWalla Walla Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, KLEMKE Gottleib Herman

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