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Regimental number2731
Place of birthCaltowie, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressStone Hut, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.1
Height5' 8.25"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Rienold Frederick Steicke, Stone Hut, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1919
Discharge date3 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Koenigin Luise', 18 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEICKE George

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