Theodore Charles KLEEBERGER


KLEEBERGER, Theodore Charles

Service Number: 450
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Thangle, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of wounds - septicaemia from bomb wounds to his hands, Malta, 18 August 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot A, Row V111, Grave 4, Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta (island), Malta
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Corryong War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 450, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 450, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 450, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 450, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Wounds to the neck

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mary Kleeberger of 75 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne, Vic. Brother of Oscar Kleeberger, Carlotta (nee Kleeberger) Wilson and Paul Kleeberger who returned to Australia on 29 October 1918 having served with the 6th Battalion

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

Prior to enlisting he has served an apprenticeship with Wright Bros of North Melbourne