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Regimental number169
Place of birthBurnley, Victoria
SchoolBurnley State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W Schroeder, Aura, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served five years with the RAGA.
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAubigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 65), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ann SCHROEDER

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