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Benno Hermann THIELE

Regimental number1180
Place of birthSutherlands South Australia
ReligionLutheran
OccupationLabourer
AddressYorketown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Paulina Thiele, same address
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1181 Pte Ewald Edgar THIELE, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 1179 Pte Herbert Frederick THIELE, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.
Date of death19 December 1968

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