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Louis RUWOLDT

Regimental number2179
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEnameller
Address26 Garsed Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, G Ruwoldt, 26 Garsed Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Canteens
FateDied of disease 3 November 1918
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 21), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 17 June 1915. Joined 7th Bn at Gallipoli, 5 August 1915. Wounded in action, Lone Pine, 8-9 August 1915 (bomb wound, thumb). Evacuated, and arrived at Alexandria, 13 August 1915; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 14 August 1915. Discharged to light duties, 1 September 1915.

Transferred to AIF Canteens, 20 May 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria, 30 May 1916; taken on strength AIF Kit Stores, London, 1 August 1916. Married Grace Amey MOULTON, St Andrew's Anglican Church, Fulham, 25 December 1917.

Admitted to Fulham Hospital, 31 October 1918 (influenza); died, 3 November 1918.

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

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