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Oscar Arthur KUSCHERT

Regimental number1093
Place of birthGordon, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressDaysdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 5.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMrs. Isabel Kuschert, Daysdale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date26 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1917 (gun shot wound, left hand); discharged, Sydney, 26 January 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 October 1960
Age at death71
Place of burialCorowa Old Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA B2455 7370801

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