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Clarence John SCHROETER

Regimental number1979
Place of birthBute, South Australia
AddressBute, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.11
Height5' 11"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Schroeter, Bute, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 August 1916
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 60), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 736 Pte Norman Clifford SCHROETER, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 16 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCHROETER Clarence John

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