Charles Frederick AUMANN

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AUMANN, Charles Frederick

Service Number: 1878
Enlisted: 21 June 1915, Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Templestowe,Victoria, Australia, 6 May 1886
Home Town: Templestowe, Banyule, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Templestowe, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Shell wounds to right leg, arm & face, Pozieres, France, 1 August 1916, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Plot VIII, Row A, Grave 164
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Templestowe War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1878, 21st Infantry Battalion, Melbourne
26 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1878, 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
26 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1878, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
30 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1878, 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Multiple shell wounds to right leg, arm & face
1 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1878, 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Frederick AUMANN was born on 6th May, 1886 in Templestowe, Victoria

His parents were Charles August AUMANN & Anna Elizabeth SCHUHKRAFT

He enlisted in Melbourne on 21st June, 1915 & embarked with the 21st Infantry Battalion, 3rd reinforcements on 26th August, 1915 on the ship HMAT Anchises

Charles was wounded with multiple shell wounds to his right leg, arm & face on 30th July, 1916 and died on 1st August, 1916 - he is buried in the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave 164) and his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial

Medals:  1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

 

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