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Charles William WITZERMAN

Regimental number1659
Place of birthNew Norfolk Tasmania
SchoolBridgewater State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Bridgewater, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs C Witzerman, North Bridgewater, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Bridgewater State School Roll of Honour, Bridgewater, Tasmania. Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance.

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1658 Pte Harold Frederick George WITZERMAN, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 November 1962

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