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Fritz Peter Max SOLLING

Date of birth29 July 1892
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressEri-Eriwah, Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, F P Solling, Eri-Eriwah, Moree, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: RMO 23rd Howitzer Brigade
Promotion date: 1 March 1916

FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although under constant shell fire for a fortnight, he continued to attend to the casualties of his own and other units, on one occasion for a period of twenty four hours without a break. During a heavy hostile gas attack he displayed the utmost devotion and disregard of danger.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: (292) Lt Riese Aubrey Fritz SOLLING, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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