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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Kaiser, Louis (1250)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 19 August 1914 – Albert Park, VIC

Service Number: 1250            view online service record

78 Bridge Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
E Richman (foster-mother)
78 Bridge Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 20 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Shropshire A9
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade

RTA: Wednesday, 31 July 1918
Discharged: Monday, 14 October 1918

Awards: DCM, MM and bar


1918 ‘PORT D.C.M. WELCOMED.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 2 November, p. 2. , viewed 20 Sep 2018,


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted March 12, 2017 9.41 am 0Likes

    WW2 Service : Born Port Melbourne, 28 June, 1895; enlisted 11 November, 1940 from Ivanhoe, served as V9721, Warrant Officer Class 2, Army HQ, discharged 3 June, 1948. He appears to have joined the permanent Army post-war and had been briefly with the Australian Navy prior to enlisting. His foster-mother, Emily Richman is later shown as 32 Shields Street, Flemington – her own son 3236, William Richman enlisted from there and was shown as formerly of Swallow and Ariell staff, Port Melbourne Standard, 2 June, 1917, he would almost certainly have lived at 78 Bridge Street.

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