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Claude James WARNEMINDE

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Place of birthHughenden, North Queensland
SchoolGatton State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressToogoolawah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E E Warneminde, Toogoolawah, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed with Legion of Frontiers Men, Toogooloowak, Queensland
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLeft Australia as Corporal early in 1915 with 11th Australian Light Horse, landed on Peninsula. Stayed there for 4 months then invalided to Australia. In Queensland passed as Sergeant, picked for Officer's School at Duntroon. Here passed as 2nd Lieutenant, drafted to 9th Battn (25th Reinf). Promoted to Lieutenant in England.
FateDied of wounds 13 March 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Roa A, Grave 39), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin Henry and Ellen Elizabeth WARNEMINDE.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 64 Pte Henry Herman Martin WARNEMINDE, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 2645 Driver Leonard David WARNEMINDE, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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