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Roland Hermann RIEBE

Regimental number2771
Place of birthTanunda South Australia
ReligionLutheran
OccupationShop assistant
AddressTanunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Gustave Hermann Riebe, Tanunda, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Roland Heerman Riebe on NR
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLa Baraques Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), Sangatte, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: G. Heinrich and Johanna RIEBE, Tanunda, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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