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Frederick STEINLE

Regimental number3103
Place of birthStreaky Bay, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJetty carpenter
AddressStreaky Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 11.75"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bertha Steinle, Streaky Bay, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 April 1919
Other details


Disembarked Suez, 13 October 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 29 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

To No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, 15 March 1916; transferred to No 4 Hospital Train, 17 March 1916, and admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 18 March 1916 (mumps); rejoined unit, 23 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.

Wounded in action, reported missing; captured at Pozieres, France, 22 August 1916; interned as prisoner of war at Camp 111, Gefanganenlager 3, Munston, Germany.

Repariated, and arrived in England, 1 January 1919; admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 9 January 1919 (influenza); transferred to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 23 January 1919. Discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 19 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 5 June 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 29 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1950
Age at death55
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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