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Gotthold Reinhold KLEMKE

Regimental number3514
Place of birthWalla Walla New South Wales
ReligionLutheran
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressWalla Walla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Christian Klemke, Walla Walla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
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
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3323 Pte Gottleib Herman KLEMKE, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917; 6045 Pte Theodore Arthur KLEMKE, Machine Gun Corps Details, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as Gothal .
Date of death8 July 1968
SourcesNAA: B2455, KLEMKE Gotthold Reinhold

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