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Reinhold Frederick WITTE

Regimental number3970
Place of birthForest Range South Australia
Other NamesWITTE, Ranhold Ferdinck
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBalhannah, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Witte, Balhannah, South Australia
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Reinhold Frederick
Medals

Military Medal

'Private Rheinhold Frederick WITTE displayed great devotion to duty near LE BARQUE on the 25th February, 1917. He rendered valuable service by patrolling our flanks and front and gaining information of importance. He was continuously under fire from machine guns and snipers.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

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