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August BERNHAGEN

Regimental number7198
Place of birthEsk Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressEsk, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Hamer, Waroon, Boonah, Queensland
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matilda Amelia and the late Albert BERNHAGEN, Marvon, Boonah, Queensland. Native of Mount Beppo, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4818 Pte William BERNHAGEN, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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