Wilfred Harold MANGELSDORF


MANGELSDORF, Wilfred Harold

Service Number: 6789
Enlisted: 1 March 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woodside, South Australia, 28 February 1895
Home Town: Minlaton, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated in the North Road, Church of England Cemetery, Collinswood, SA
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6789, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
7 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6789, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
7 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6789, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Hermann Gottfried Mangelsdorf and Bertha Mary Mangelsdorf nee Watchel of Minlaton, SA later of McKinnon Parade, North Adelaide, SA.

Brother of Herbert Henry Mangelsdorf, Lorna Ella Mangelsdorf, Walter Herman Mangelsdorf, Minnie Mary Mangelsdorf and June Doreen Mangelsdorf

Served a three year Carpenter apprenticeship with Marlow's of Minlaton, SA

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal