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Rudolph Otto SCHRIEVER

Regimental number378
Date of birth16 May 1891
Place of birthBalhannah, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBalhannah, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5'7.75"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Schriever, Balhannah, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Otto and Jane SCHRIEVER
Discharge date29 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 375 Pte Oscar Herman SCHRIEVER, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 25 September 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 22 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit) 29 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 December 1923
Age at death32
Place of burialSt Thomas Anglican Churchyard Cemetery, Balhannah, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCHRIEVER Rudolph Otto

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