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Frederick Lincoln SCHRAMM

Regimental number5751
Place of birthPort Lincoln South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTumby Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Schramm, Whites River via Tumby Bay, South Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 January 1919

Military Medal

'At PASSCHENDAELE RIDGE, north east of ZONNEBKE on 12th October, 1917. For great gallantry and devotion to duty. Whilst acting as a stretcher bearer he displayed an utter disregard for heavy machine gun and rifle fire. He continued carrying and caring for men found in shell holes during a heavy enemy bombardment. His consistent bravery and skill saved the lives of many men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3366 Pte Cyril Charles SCHRAMM, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919; 5752 Corporal James Kintore SCHRAMM MM, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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