Albert Herman THIELE


THIELE, Albert Herman

Service Number: 4282
Enlisted: 23 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stirling, South Australia, 23 November 1892
Home Town: Oakbank, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 27 September 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Poelcapelle British Cemetery
Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balhannah Old Scholars Roll of Honor, Oakbank Old Scholars Roll of Honor, Woodside District of Onkaparinga Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

23 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4282, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4282, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
27 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4282, 50th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Private A. H. (Albert Thiele), son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Thiele, of Oakbank, was killed in action on September 27, 1917. The deceased soldier was in his 25th year. Prior to enlistment he was employed by Mr. E. Marks, of Oakbank. The late Pte. Thiele was a fine athlete and was a member of the Onkaparinga Football Club, the rifle and cricket club. He was associated with the Woodside Band and the Loyal Onkaparinga Lodge. A brother (Pte. Victor Thiele) is at present on active service in France." - from the Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser 30 Nov 1917 (