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Regimental number5200
Date of birth1896
Place of birthMyer's Flat, Bendigo, Victoria
SchoolSailors Gully State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHodgson Street, Sailors' Gully, Eaglehawk, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr J T Schumacher, Hodgson Street, Sailors' Gully, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1918
Age at death22.6
Place of burialHeath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John and Susan Ann SCHUMACHER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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