Service Number: 693
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Liverpool, England, 1890
Home Town: Newtown, Inner West, New South Wales
Schooling: Board School, England
Occupation: Plasterer
Died: Wounds - arm and chest, At sea (HS Gascon), 16 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Buried at sea Chaplain of HMS Prince of Wales officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 693, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 693, 1st Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 693, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
7 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Infantry Battalion
15 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Henry and Phoebe DENDTLER

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Thomas G. Dendtler of Market Street, Bankstown, NSW

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

Served in the Territorial Forces, England prior to migrating to Australia

Served his plastering apprenticeship with E. Cross & Son of Liverpool, England.