The AIF Project

Otto William SHEMMELD

Regimental number32501
Place of birthAngaston South Australia
OccupationLabourer
AddressAngaston, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Shemmeld, Angaston, South Australia
Previous military service80th Infantry
Enlistment date27 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 January 1923
Age at death65
Place of burialAngaston Cemetery, South Australia

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