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Alfred JAENSCH

Regimental number57169
Date of birth29 July 1896
Place of birthAmbleside, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressAmbleside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Godlob Jaensch, Ambleside, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets, transferred to Citizen Forces
Enlistment date6 February 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name3rd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (South Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date7 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 22 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 7 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JAENSCH Alfred

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