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Regimental number168
Place of birthTaree New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUpper Lansdown, Manning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Schubert, Upper Lansdown, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

Military Medal

'On the night 14th/15th June, 1918, at VILLERS BRETONNEUX, east of AMIENS, this soldier displayed great courage in attacking garrison at point of entry. He killed the sentry and by rifle fire kept the enemy off his party until they had completed their task.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 169 Pte Thornton Harry SCHUBERT, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 October 1969
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery

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