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John Charles George SCHAFER

Regimental number10620
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address5 Learmonth Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Schafer, 5 Learmonth Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military service58th Infantry
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name John Charles
Date of death24 July 1967
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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