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Ewald Edgar THIELE

Regimental number1181
Place of birthSutherlands, South Australia
SchoolPublic School (Sutherlands? Yorketown?), South Australia
AddressYorketown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.4
Height5' 7"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Paulina Thiele, same address
Previous military serviceNil (Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
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
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXIII, Row B, Grave No. 7), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Frederick and Mary Polina THIELE, Yorketown, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1179 Pte Herbert Frederick THIELE, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918; 180 Pte Benno Hermann THIELE, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 18 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THIELE Ewald Edgar

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