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Edward August FIEGERT

Regimental number2605
Place of birthBoopeechee South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressNackara, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Ernest Fiegert, Nackara, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Port Augusta, South Australia.
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2603
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 December 1916
Place of death or woundingNear Gusty and Zenith Trenches, France
Age at death19.7
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest August and Maria Sophie FIEGERT, Paskeville, South Australia. Native of Leigh Creek, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2606 Pte John Christian FIEGERT, 1st Australian Light Railway Operting Company, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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