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Freidrich Richard BOSENBERG

Regimental number2040
Date of birth12 September 1880
Place of birthBethany, Tanunda, South Australia
SchoolTanunda, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTanunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs F R Bosenberg, Tanunda, South Australia
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Discharge date14 March 1918
Other details

Son of Heinrich George Edward and Anna Albertine (nee Hueppauff) Bosenberg

Enlisted at Mildura, Victoria

War service: Western Front

While serving in France was wounded and then hospitalised in England before being discharged medically unfit

Married Ruby Alfreda May Arnott at Carnegie, Melbourne on 18 July 1919. Took up a soldier settlement property at Merbein West where he planted grape vines

Served 689 days (414 days of which were spent abroad). Discharged in Melbourne, Victoria.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 March 1962 - Merbein West, Victoria
Age at death81.6
Place of burialMethodist Section, Merbein Cemetery, Merbein, Victoria on 26 March 1962

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