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Richard Henry John WITZERMAN

Regimental number26225
Place of birthNew Norfolk Tasmania
SchoolBridgewater State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBridgewater, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, E Witzerman, Bridgewater, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Bridgewater State School Roll of Honour, Bridgewater, Tasmania.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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