Schulz, Charles Paul

Charles Paul Schulz – Prue (soprano)

The 9th Australian Light Horse travelling along the winding road over the Judean Hills

The 9th Australian Light Horse travelling along the winding road over the Judean Hills

Service Number 2943
Private/Trooper, C Company 2nd Depot Battalion
Enlisted 12 April 1916 Adelaide South Australia
Embarked 24 August 1916 HMAT Mooltan
Arrived overseas (isolation and training camp Moascar, Egypt) 21 September 1916
6-21 October 1916 24th Stationary Hospital (mumps)
Transferred 1 November 1916 to 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Detached to Imperial school of Instruction (signaling course) 31 December 1916
Returned from school of instruction 17 February 1917
Transferred to 21st Reinforcements 9th Light Horse 19 February 1917

Courtyard 14th AGH Abbassia Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial ART02817

Courtyard 14th AGH Abbassia Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial ART02817

Wounded in action (severe gunshot wound to the abdomen) near Gaza in Palestine 19 April 1917
First to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, then 24th Stationary Hospital Kantara and then transferred to Cairo – Abbasia (14th AGH) on Anzac day 1917
Left for Australia 28 May 1917 on the Neuralia
Discharged 16 November 1917 medically unfit, pensioned.

Born North Adelaide, South Australia
Prewar lived Loxton, River Murray, South Australia, later 20 Robert St Croydon SA
Occupation Painter
Appearance 5’5”, brown eyes, light brown hair
Age 18 9/12 on enlistment

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