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Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolMelbourne Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingMelbourne UNiversity, Veterinary Surgeon
OccupationVeterinary surgeon
Address'Landcox', Milroy Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Dr A.F. Seelenmeyer, Milroy Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date31 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name4th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMC and mentioned in Despatches.
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFouilloy, Amiens, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFouilloy Communal Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: Dr. Adolphe and Mrs Alexandra SEELENMEYER, "Landcox", North Brighton, Victoria. Native of Melbourne

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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