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William Henry LUDEMANN

Regimental number21
Date of birth6 August 1895
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
SchoolGoodwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCharles Street, Forestville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Ludemann, Charles Street, Forestville, South Australia
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3397 Pte Cyril LUDEMANN, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Western Front
Date of death21 December 1941
Age at death46
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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