Harry Gawler Schultz (What questions (what is a light horse?- a solider…
Harry Gawler Schultz
name- Harry Gawler Schultz
family- (mother) maria Jane Schultz
age when enlisted- 24 and 1 month
born- Virginia, Gawler, South Australia 14th of august.
occupation before war- farmer
service number- 2065A
marriage status before war- not
marriage status after war- yes. spouse- Margret Dunoah (32)(spinster) in London 3/5/19.
measurements- height- 5 feet 7 1/4 inches. weight- 156 lbs.
features on enlistment- brown eyes, dark brown hair
what was his unit?- gunner
What was his equipment?- guns
What is a next of kin?- closest living relative
what was his rank?-
what is a light horse?- a solider that rode into battle on horse back.
What light horses was he in?- he began in light horse 3
what was his first light horse?- 3rd light horse
what was his brigade- 11th Field Artillery Brigade
What conflicts did his fight in?- Hindenburg Line, Bullecourt, Messines, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Passchendaele, Villers Bretonneux, Hamel, Amiens, Albert, Hindenburg Line
what artillery was he in?- 11th Field Artillery Brigade
where did he fight?- he went to France in 1916
where was his base location?
where was he enlisted? - Adelaide 27 of august, 1915 into AIF (Australian imperial force)
when did he enlist?- 10th of September 1914
did he survive the war?- yes
when and where did he return?
was he returned to Australia?- returned to Australia - Canberra?
Why was his mother his next of kin?- i think it could have been because his father was already in the war.
Why did he sign up for the war?- probably a lot of the reason young men signed up for the war was because they though it was the brave thing to do, they were obligated, and/ or were pressured into doing it.
Why was he a gunner?- a reason for him being assigned to the gunners could have been because he was a farmer, farmers use guns to kill pest, which would mean he would of had to have good aim