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Frederick Benjamin AUMANN

Regimental number30578
Place of birthMurtoa, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMurtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6.75"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Aumann, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of eyesight)
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 22
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Discharge date28 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 27507 Corporal Frank Oswald AUMANN, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 5 February 1920; 36845 Driver Reinhold AUMANN, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 23 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit: shrapnel wound, right foot, septic), Melbourne, 28 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, AUMANN Frederick Benjamin

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