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Frederick Adam SCHMIDT

Regimental number314
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
Address134 Paddington Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Schmidt, 134 Paddington Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBSM
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBSM
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Meritorious Service Medal

'For conspicuous good service and devotion to duty during the period 25th February - 17th September 1918, especially during the operations near HAMEL on 4th July and CHIPILLY and MERICOURT in August 1918. He has rendered most valuable service and by his example and soldierly conduct throughout, set a fine example to the N.C.O's and men under his Command.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1924

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