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Joseph Henry DIETZE

Regimental number94
Place of birthLiskeard, Cornwall, England
True NameSANDOE, Joseph Henry
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationEngineer
AddressElgin, William Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Dietze, Elgin, William Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in the Australian Rifle Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No.6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Evelina DIETZE, View Street, East Canterbury, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DIETZE Joseph Henry

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