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Ernest Bernhard NITSCHKE

Regimental number3488
Place of birthTruro, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
AddressSteinfield, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John August Nitschke, Steinfield, South Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johnson and Louise
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 September 1930
Age at death33
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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