Karl August Richard FRIEDRICHS

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FRIEDRICHS, Karl August Richard

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 27 May 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Point Pass, South Australia, 19 February 1891
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Army Officer
Died: Killed in Action, Albert, France, 21 April 1918, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour

World War 1 Service

27 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 27th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
9 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 27th Infantry Battalion
10 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 27th Infantry Battalion
4 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Major, 27th Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge, Shell wound (shoulder)
21 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 27th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918

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