Glynn Rupert Hitzeroth

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Glynn Rupert Hitzeroth

Birthplace: Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in France
Place of Burial: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Johan Hendrik Hitzeroth and Isabella Hitzeroth
Husband of Margaret May Bruss
Father of Irwin Glynn Hitzeroth
Brother of Ivan Henry Hitzeroth and Agnes Isabella Hitzeroth
Half brother of Maud Margaret Jane Cuyler Hitzeroth and Ethel Elizabeth Isabella Cuyler Hitzeroth

Occupation: Railway employee
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About Glynn Rupert Hitzeroth

It's unknown why Glynn Rupert Hitzeroth chose to travel to Melbourne in order to enlist with the Australian Imperial Force on 5 Nov. 1915.

Glynn "worked as a Station Foreman and Telegraphist before the war started" according to his widow, Margaret May Bruss.

Glynn was a Private in the regimental unit 7th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement; Glynn was killed in action in France on 19 July 1916, having served in Egypt and on the Western Front.

Glynn's service medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal


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Glynn Rupert Hitzeroth's Timeline

Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 3, 1913
Age 21
Ladysmith, Uthukela DC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


December 29, 1914
Age 22
July 19, 1916
Age 24
- present
South Africa
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France