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Regimental number20105
Place of birthClifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address116 Falconer Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W A Schmidt, 116 Falconer Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death25.10
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Williama nd Elizabeth SCHMIDT. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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