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David Charles August SCHIPKE

Regimental number2911
Place of birthMackay Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressTorrens Creek, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Miss Rose Schipke, Ballindallock, Hughenden, Queensland
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Detachment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 March 1965
Place of burialBundaberg Cemetery

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