2388 Cyril Henry SCHWAB

Date of enlistment 9th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company
Significant events while with the AIF Died of Wounds – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick

Schwab, Cyril Henry 2388.JPGBuried at the Puchevillers British Cemetery





Summary of Private Schwab’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
9th August 1916 France Died of Wounds at 3rd Casualty Clearing Station
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound head and legs
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
4th March 1916 Egypt Re-joined Battalion
21st February 1916 Egypt To hospital sick – influenza
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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