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Regimental number142
Place of birthBraidwood, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPO, Mongarlowe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinEdward Seidel, PO, Mongarlowe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Ellen SEIDEL
Discharge date9 June 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1276 Pte Alfred George SEIDEL, 19th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917; 2395 Pte Henry Edward SEIDEL, 35th Bn, killed in action, 1 June 1917.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; disembarked Sydney, 12 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 9 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death28 September 1934
Age at death40
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SEIDEL Albert

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