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Otto Alfred RADKE

Regimental number3871
Place of birthRobertstown, South Australia
SchoolRobertstown Public School, South Australia
AddressYongala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydia Radke, Robertstown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 11 January 1917
Place of death or woundingDied in hospital, France
Age at death24.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gustav and Lydia RADKE, Robertstown, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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