Henry Christy SCHEFE

Regimental number3630
Place of birthBergen, Queensland
SchoolBergen State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBergin, via Crows Nest, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe, Bergin, via Crows Nest, Queensland
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3630A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, row F, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Maria SCHEFE, Murra Murra, Crows Nest, Queensland. Native of Bergen, Goombunger, Queenslanda
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3631 Sergeant Norman Frederick SCHEFE, 31st Bn, effective abroad (still overseas). Cousin Pte Jack Stein was killed in action and his brother Sgt N F Schefe was wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal