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Number Private 3160

Battalion 59th Battalion

Place of Birth Toolamba

Next of Kin Mr. T Kiellerup of 5 Edsall St Malvern

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 10/5/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 20 years 1 month
5'10", 10 stone, blue eyes and hair.

Religion Presbyterian

Occupation Grocer

Date and place of death

He was missing in action during the battle of Fromelles on 19/7/1916. He was declared to have been killed in action on that day at a court of enquiry held on 29/8/1917.

Location of memorial

His name is on the memorial at VC Corner Cemetery Fromelles

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He lived in Allambie and Leongatha as a child

Military History

He was a Leongatha State School past student
He was in the senior cadets for 2 years
� 10/7/15 He enlisted in Melbourne
26/11/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Commonwealth
23/2 16 He went to the 6th Training Battalion at Zeitoun
29/2/16 He went to the 58th Battalion at Tel el Kebir
15/3/16 He transferred to the 59th Battalion
9/5/16 He became a Corporal
18/6/16 He embarked Alexandria on Kinfauns Castle
29/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
19/7/16 He was killed in the field
His father died and his mother Bertha J L Kiellerup of 9 Margaret St Murrumbeena became his next of kin.
Otto had a brother Fred Charles Kiellerup, 1047, 6th Battalion. He was KIA at Gallipoli. He was 31 years 10 months, married and born in Narandera. His wife�s address was 27 Rivers St Richmond
Genius Rudolph Kiellerup 3163 was in the 59th, earlier in the 58th and 23rd was also Otto�s brother
Bertha Kiellerup received the scroll 17/11/21 and victory medal 25/2/23
Bertha was granted a pension of 53/3 per fortnight from 14/9/17



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