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Walter SCHNEIDER

Regimental number4349
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolBirchgrove Public School, Balmain, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocery salesman
AddressArbroath, Jacques Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Schneider, Arbroath, Jacques Street, Balmain, Sydney, Glen Lnnes, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on the Balmain Rowing Club Roll of Honour. Parents: Henry and Florence SCHNEIDER, Jacques Street, Balmain, Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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