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August Frederick William MAIER

Regimental number3546
Date of birth3 October 1870
Place of birthStuttgart, Germany
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMasseur
Address19 Porcher Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Audree Maier, 30 Clarendon Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date31 October 1919
Other details

Arrived in Australia in 1891 (Certificate of Naturalization No. 171) and trained as a Masseur. In 1906 was appointed Honorary Masseur to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.Served with the Australian 1st Contingent in the Boer War, South Africa.

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 May 1956
Age at death85

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