Schultze C.O

Carl Oswald Schultze

Service Record

Regimental number- 57457

Date of birth -15 September 1895

Place of birth -Yerong Creek, New South Wales

Religion- Church of England

Occupation- Farmer

Address -Mangoplah, New South Wales

Marital status -Single

Age at embarkation- 22 years 7 months

Height- 5' 5"

Weight- 148 lbs

Next of kin Mother, -Mrs Martha Amelia Schultze, Mangoplah, via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Previous military service- Nil

Enlistment date- 4 April 1918

Place of enlistment- Wangaratta, Victoria

Unit name- 4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)

Embarkation details- Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918

Rank from Nominal Roll- Driver

Unit from Nominal Roll- 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance

Fate -Returned to Australia 26 July 1919

Discharge date- 14 November 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 14 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

What did a Driver do?

A Driver is a soldier who operates Army vehicles and transports supplies and dangerous goods day and night. They also used to drive on and off road if neccessary in case the enemy had occupied the roads.

Authors- Rosie Yates and Jessica Galvin

Yerong Creek Public School

This site is a project with the Yerong Creek community in commemoration of the centary of the Gallipoli campaign on April 15 1915.