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Frederick William SCHIMENTZ

Regimental number4936
Place of birthLyndoch, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressYorketown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.7
Height5' 6"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Schimentz, Renmark, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 21), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rudolph and Emma SCHIMENTZ, 76 Gloucester Street, Prospect, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 7 June 1917 (gun shot wound, abdomen and forearm).

Died of wounds, 8 June 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCHIMENTZ Frederick William

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