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Oswald Bernett SCHACHE

Regimental number3266
Place of birthMurtoa, Victoria
SchoolMurtoa State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoach trimmer
AddressCromie Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Schache, Cromie Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSecond given name is Bernhard on ROH.
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death25 July 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Carl and Wilhelmine SCHACHE, Croune Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Family/military connectionsAnother brother served with Forces abroad.

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