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Place of birthHeidelberg, Victoria
Place of birthSt. Kilda, Victoria
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingAccountancy
Address382 384 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinR Hallenstein, Woonsocket, Barkly Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceLt in the 64th City of Melbourne Regiment
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Reuben and Lucie HALLENSTEIN, 382-284 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsCousins: Lt. Grant Michaelis, Royal Engineers; Acting Sergeant Frank M Michaelis, 6th Army Field Artillery Brigade

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