The AIF Project


Regimental number2002
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBlack Forest, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Susanna Matilda Oermann, Black Forest, South Australia
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave 24), Crouy-sur-Somme, France
Commemoration detailsName is recorded on a Roll of Honour in St George the Martyr Church of England, Goodwood, South Australia: 'To the Glory of God. In Honour of Our Lady, Blessed Michael the Archangel, Blessed George the Martyr and of all the Blessed Saints. To the dear Memory of all those who went forth from this Altar, where they offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ, to give their lives in the Great War. This Screen is Blessed on Anzac Day 25 April 1922 being the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist.'~
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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