Ferdinand James William SCHNEIDER

SCHNEIDER, Ferdinand James William

Service Number: 8583
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF)
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Adelaide High School
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide High School Honour Board, Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Balhannah Old Scholars Roll of Honor, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Oakbank Old Scholars Roll of Honor, South Australian Education Department Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 8583, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '23' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: RMS Malwa embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
2 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 8583, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), RMS Malwa, Adelaide

Ferdinand James Schneider

Name: Ferdinand James Schneider
Service Number: 8583
Place of Birth: Oakbank
Date of Birth: 26 April 1895
Place of Enlistment: Keswick
Date of Enlistment: 11 June 1915
Age at Enlistment: 20 years 3 months
Next of Kin: Mother, May Florence Schneider
Occupation: Student
Religion: Methodist
Rank: Lieutenant
Ferdinand left Australia on board the Borda on 11 January 1916. He temporarily transferred to the 2nd Field Ambulance on 6 March and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force in France on 23 March. On 30 January 1917 Ferdinand was attached to the 1st Australian Divisional School of Instruction. A bout of tonsillitis led to a few days at the Indian Stationary Hospital Lahore. After completing a course at No. 4 Officers’ Cadet Battalion at Oxford, England, Ferdinand proceeded to France on 19 August where he was promoted to Lieutenant on 15 January 1918. He was wounded in the right arm in action on 26 April and was sent to the 14th General Hospital at Brighton, England the next day. Further treatment was administered during the 1st week in July at the 3rd London General Hospital at Wandsworth. Ferdinand returned to Australia on the Arawa on 21 September disembarking on 17 November and was discharged on 27 December.

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