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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Charles Fuhrmann
Name: Fuhrmann, Charles Franklyn
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 1573
Place of Birth: Drouin (Vic.)
Next of Kin: William Charles and Frederick Fuhrmann - Parents ; Drouin, Vic.
Biographical notes: Joined the staff of the Office of the Railway Superintendant (Darwin) as an Accountant in 1912 and was later employed by the Celebes Trading Co in Broome. Travelled to Perth to enlist on 15 September 1915. Family military connections include the following: 4805 Pte Herbert Fuhrmann (uncle), 16th Battalion, killed in action, 8 August 1917; 1759 Pte Victor Fuhrmann (uncle), 11th Battalion, returned to Australia, 20 January 1916; 2996 Pte Guido Nelson Fuhrmann (brother), 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Occupation: Accountant
Date of Enlistment: 18-Sep-1915
Age at Enlistment: 26
Place of Enlistment: Perth (W.A.)
Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1918-08-13
Place of Death: Jerusalem (Palestine)
Place of Burial: Jerusalem War Cemetery (Palestine)
Service History: Embarked from Fremantle on RMS 'Mongolia' 22 November 1915 with the 10th Light Horse Regiment. Fuhrmann served in Egypt moving through the ranks to become Sergeant on 27 April 1917. He died from pneumonia in Palestine on 13 August 1918.
Related link: Roll of Honour
Service Record
Nominal Roll
Embarkation Roll
"Roll of Honour", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 7 September 1918: p.22.
"Farewell prior to leaving Drouin for Northern Territory", West Gippsland Gazette, 4 June 1912: p.7.
"Cricket in Darwin", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 24 October 1912: p.2.
Unit War Diary
Commonwealth War Graves - Jerusalem War Cemetery - Charles Franklyn Fuhrmann
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Fallen ANZACs

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