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Karl Frederick TIMCKE

Regimental number192
Place of birthWillunga, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressAlbErt Street, Payneham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height6' 3.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, H E F Timcke, Albert Street, Payneham, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name10th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Ida Augusta TIMCKE. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date24 March 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ballarat'; disembarked 6 August 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 24 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 December 1924
Age at death39
Place of burialPayneham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIMCKE Karl Frederick

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