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Regimental number6880A
Place of birthWangaratta, Victoria
Other NamesSCHROEDER, Otto Alwyn
AddressNorth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8.5"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. N.I. Schroeder, c/- Mr. D. Edgar, Fenwick Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6880
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 October 1919
Discharge date16 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 16 November 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Perth, 16 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCHROEDER Otto Alwin

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