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Henry Frederick PRAETZ

Regimental number1990
Place of birthCreswick Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressEastern Hill, Creswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Flora Praetz, Eastern Hill, Creswick, Victoria
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Date of death8 March 1969
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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