John August WECKER

WECKER, John August

Service Number: 503
Enlisted: 27 October 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 18 June 1883
Home Town: Yuleba (Yeulba), Maranoa, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Insurance clerk
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 28 July 1973, aged 90 years
Cemetery: Hemmant Cemetery & Crematorium
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Memorials: Toowoomba HR1
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World War 1 Service

27 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 503, Brisbane, Queensland
16 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 503, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 503, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance, HMAT Borda, Brisbane
15 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 503, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant
3 Dec 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 503, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Emma Emilia (nee Keller) Wecker and Michael Wecker