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Walter Samuel BISCHOFF

Regimental number4463
Place of birthJarrahdale, Western Australia
SchoolFremantle Boys' School, WA
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressSpearwood, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr C Bischoff, Spearwood, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed 4 yars in the Senior Naval Cadets.
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death30 April 1918
Age at death20.7
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles August and Christina BISCHOFF, Edeline Street, Spearwood, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4986 Pte Norman Robert Charles BISCHOFF, 28th Bn, killed in action, France, 10 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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