Robert Oscar VON STIEGLITZ

Robert Oscar Von stieglitz Photo:
Rangeville State School
Birthplace
Townsville
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Jackaroo
Enlisted
10-April-1916
Place
Townsville
Age
20
Status
Single
Service No
5701
Rank
Private
Unit
26th Battalion, 15th Reinforcements
Embarked
07-September-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Fronnt
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
26-March-1917
Place
Lagnicourt, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St Laurent-Blangy, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Rangeville State School Honour Board.

 

Cousin of 38279 Gunner Edward Walter Thompson Von Stieglitz, 7179 Private Francis Lewis Altmore Von Stieglitz, 33720 Warrant Officer Leslie Oscar Von Stieglitz, 38278 Gunner Chelmers Roy St Clair Von Stieglitz and Lieutenant Aubrey Frederick Von Stieglitz MM (none on Roll of Honour).

 

Robert Von Stieglitz arrived in France in February 1917 following two months at training camps in England. Ten days later he was killed in action at Lagnicourt. He was 21.  

 

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