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Ludwig Wickham SCHRADER

Regimental number6879A
Place of birthMile End, South Australia
SchoolPulteney Street Grammar School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTanunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A.F. Schrader, Tanunda, South Australia
Previous military servicePreviously served as No. 450 Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
Enlistment date15 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death20
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme (V. B. 1.), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Frederick and Elizabeth Mary Eliza SCHRADER, Tanunda, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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