MESSNER, Max Adolf

Service Number: 6317
Enlisted: 19 June 1916, Claremont, Tas.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Flinders Island, Tas., 1897
Home Town: Flinders Island, Tasmania
Schooling: White Mark State School Flinders Island
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 July 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Flinders Island Cenotaph, Lady Barron Flinders Municipality War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

19 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6317, 12th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tas.
24 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 6317, 12th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Botanist embarkation_ship_number: A59 public_note: ''
24 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 6317, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Botanist, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Gustav Messner, of White Mark, Flinders Island, Tasmania, and the late Florence Messner.