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Regimental number15561
Date of birth1894
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
True NameBALLHAUSEN, Otto Herman
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCroydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Bellhausen, 'Harpurhey', Robinson Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit nameStaff Sergeant Dispensers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/108/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 December 1927 Lakemba
Age at death33
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section M Grave 12), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRAITHWAITE Owen

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