Albert Raymond SCHAFER

SCHAFER, Albert Raymond

Service Number: 2527
Enlisted: 4 March 1916, Goulburn, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 55th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wolumla, New South Wales, 28 April 1890
Home Town: Candelo, Bega Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Eden, New South Wales, 15 September 1957, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

4 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2527, 55th Infantry Battalion, Goulburn, New South Wales
30 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2527, 55th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2527, 55th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
23 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2527, 55th Infantry Battalion

Albert Raymond, Frederick James and Harold Frederick Schafer

Albert Raymond (Ray), Frederick James (Fred) and Harold Frederick Schafer were the sons of Charles Frederick Schafer and Mary Ann Dunn, and the grandsons of German immigrant Frederick John Schafer (Leimen, Baden, Germany).

Albert Raymond Schafer
1890 - 1957
Enlisted - 4 March 1916
Candelo, NSW
(Part of 'The Men from Snowy River'
Recruitment)
Harold Frederick Schafer
1892 - 1937
Elisted - 1 October 1918
Candelo, NSW
(March to Freedom campaign)
Frederick James Schafer
1897 - 1917
Enlisted - 12 May 1916
Candelo, NSW

Frederick did not return from service.

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