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Reginald William PFEIFFER

Regimental number18916
Place of birthMt Pleasant, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressTorrensville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G L Pfeiffer, Edmund Avenue, New Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 10th Australian Infantry Regiment; unit disbanded; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth.
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital, 1917 Egypt Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 31 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAdministrative Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date5 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czarita', 16 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 13 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 5 June 1919.

War service: 3 years 39 days (of which 1 year 262 days was abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1931
Age at death39
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PFEIFFER Reginald William

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