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August KRUSS

Regimental number1227
Place of birthGulgong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Addressc/o Walter Ellison c/o Auburn PO, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinNephew, Walter Ellison c/o Auburn PO, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death10 April 1948

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