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George Edward SCHADEL

Regimental number1661
Place of birthNowra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoke worker
AddressTighe's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Albert Schadel, 'Hillside', Elizabeth Street, Tighe's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 July 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death29.1
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 26), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Annie SCHADEL; husband of Vera SCHADEL, Bulli, New South Wales. Native of Nowra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother Pte Ernest killed Lone Pine charge Gallipoli August 1915 and brother Pte Will left Australia 13th Batt 1914 came back Captain 1918.

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