"Then the Gods pitied him and took him to their midst"
KLUGLEIN, Carl Herman
Service no 22201
3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
23 Howitzer Brigade, 108 Battery
Studio Photo of Anton Klutsch (taken in Paris, January 1919) who was born in Albert Park, Victoria on 29 October 1891, the son of Edward John & Isabella Jane KLUTSCH of 32 Berry Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria. Leaving his work as a Cellarman at Carlton & United Brewery, Carlton, Victoria he enlisted on 26 November 1915 in the 23 Howitzer Brigade, 108 Battery at Maribyrnong, Victoria. Anton embarked for Plymouth, England from Melbourne on board HMAT Medic on 20 May 1916. After a period in the Field Ambulance Brigade there, Anton (aka Tone) was deployed to France where he served in the 3rd Division, Artillery Corps. He returned home per the Friedrichsruh on 1 September 1919 and was discharged on 17 October 1919. He married and had three daughters, each of whose husbands served in World War II.
Anton also served in World War II in the Volunteer Defence Force. He passed away at home at 49 Vincent Street, Sandringham on 19 March 1964.
Courtesy of Douglas E Booth,