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Carl Martin STEICKE

Regimental number943
Place of birthCaltowie, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationShoeing smith
AddressCaltowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 9"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Emanuel Steicke, Caltowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceCaltowie Rifle Club 10 years
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 16 April 1916
Discharge date29 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonda', 16 June 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 29 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 29 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 September 1936
Age at death58
Place of burialCaltowie Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEICKE Carl Martin

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