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Frederick August SCHLEIBS

Regimental number3383
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWodonga, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43.5
Height5' 9"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jane Matilda Schleibs, Sunny View, Wodonga, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as 2438 in the 2nd Pioneer Battalion.
Enlistment date19 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAlbury, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Discharge date10 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Port Sydney', 4 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 10 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Frederick Augusto SCHLIEBS. See 2438 August Frederick SCHLEIBS for first period of service.
Date of death12 June 1933
Place of burialWodonga Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCHLEIBS Frederick August

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