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Albert Herman THIELE

Regimental number4282
Place of birthStirling, South Australia
SchoolOakbank Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressOakbank, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Thiele, Oakbank, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPoelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot LVI, Row A, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hermann Gustav and Florence THIELE, Oakbank, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4283 Pte George Victor THIELE, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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