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Herbert Wilhelm SAUER

Regimental number1056
Place of birthNuriootpa, South Australia
SchoolNuriootpa Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStore Assistant
AddressNuriootpa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Sauer, Nuriootpa, South Australia
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNunhead (All Saints) Cemetery (Grave No. 16. 33431 D.), London, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Carl and Henriette SAUER. Native of Nuriootpa, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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