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Albert Raymond SCHAFER

Regimental number2527
Place of birthWolumla New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCandelo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Charles Schafer, Candelo, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2528 Pte Frederick James SCHAFER, 55th Bn, killed in action, 9 March 1917.

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