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Gottlieb Abraham DIETRICH

Regimental number4650
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressMirboo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37.3
Height5' 9"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W Dietrich, Mirboo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 8 December 1916

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 25 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Discharge date15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lancashire', 7 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 15 May 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 May 1961
Place of burialWilliamstown Cemetery

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