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Norman Clifford SCHROETER

Regimental number736
Place of birthBute, South Australia
AddressBute, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.3
Height5' 9"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Johann Trangott Schroeter, Bute, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Discharge date14 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1979 Pte Clarence John SCHROETER, 27th Bn, died of wounds, 5 August 1916.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 16 July 1917; discharge (medically unfit not due to misconduct: wounded: gun shot wound, left foot), 14/11/1917.

War service: Western Front
Date of death20 May 1953
Age at death56
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 10, Grave 56), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCHROETER Norman Clifford

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