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Charles ZIESLER

Regimental number3961
Place of birthTimaru, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 11"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha Mary Ziesler, 68 Outram Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 November 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of disease 26 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialSt Mary's New Churchyard (Grave No. 92), Codford, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lucy ZIESLER; Wife: M.M. ZIESLER
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Embarked Fremantle, 12 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1916.

Transferred to 51st Bn, 2 April 1916; to 12th Training Bn, 14 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916.

Transferred to 51st Bn from Permanent Cadre of 3rd Training Bn, 26 June 1918.

Admitted to Tidworth Military Hospital, 26 June 1918 (influenza); transferred to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Codford, 25 June 1916 (broncho-pneumonia).

Died of disease, 26 June 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ZIESLER Charles

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