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Rudolf Schmidt

Details:

Title

Rudolf Schmidt

Name

Rudolf Schmidt

Also known as

Schmidt, Rudolf

Collection

Returned ANZACs; Territory ANZACs; First World War, 1914-1918

Place of birth

Cunnamulla (Qld.)

Place of enlistment

Brisbane (Qld.)

Date of enlistment

1915-03-24

Age

20

Occupation

Stockman

Service

Australian Imperial Force

Unit

11th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron

Rank

Second Lieutenant

Service number

210

Next of kin

John Carl Henry Schmidt - Father ; Goolburra, Offham Siding, West Qld.

Date of death

1962-07-10

Place of death

Argyle Downs (W.A.)

Cultural heritage

German

Biographical notes

Schmidt was the manager of Alroy Downs until 1935 and his company, Central Gold Mining, operated one of the first batteries at Tennant Creek. He owned properties in North of Western Australia, Western Queensland and the Victoria River district in the N.T.

History

Schmidt embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A7 'Medic' 2 June 1915. He returned to Australia 13 March 1919.

Subject

Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps; History; World War, 1914-1918; Northern Territory; ANZAC

Related links

http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=8078534; http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/items/ACCNUM_LARGE/RCDIG1066991%5CRCDIG1066991--86-.JPG; http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/nominal_rolls/first_world_war/page/R1553279/; http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/awm4/10/16/; http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/8510550; http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/5981629; http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/29861383; http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/placenames/view.jsp?id=7795; http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/items/ACCNUM_LARGE/RCDIG1066991%5CRCDIG1066991--86-.JPG [Embarkation Roll - HMAT A7 'Medic']; http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=8078534 [Service Record]; http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/awm4/10/16/ [Unit War Diary]; http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/nominal_rolls/first_world_war/page/R1553279/ [Nominal Roll]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/8510550 [History of the 11th Light Horse Regiment, Fourth Light Horse Brigade, Australian Imperial Forces, War 1914-1919 by Ernest W. Hammond. Australia : The Regiment, 1942.]; http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/placenames/view.jsp?id=7795 [NT Place Names Register : Schmidt Street]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/29861383 [The Schmidt family of "Goolburra" : one hundred years 1890-1990 by Peter Schmidt and Copeland Schmidt. Toowoomba, Qld : L. Edwards, 2003]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/5981629 [Northern Territory Dictionary of Biography edited by David Carment. Darwin : Charles Darwin University Press, 2008: p.516]

Parent handle

http://hdl.handle.net/10070/235503