Joseph Henry Dietze

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Dietze, Second Lieutenant Joseph Henry (also known as Joseph Henry Sandoe) no.94

1st Battalion A Company, later 45th Battalion.

View Street, Earlwood.

Born Liskeard, Cornwall, England, son of Evelina Dietze (formerly Sandoe).

Enlisted 17/8/1914 at Marrickville.

Next of kin, father, Robert Dietze, "Elgin” William Street, Marrickville.

Biography SMH 24/9/1915 p.5 Wounded for the second time. Son of Mr C.Dietze of Earlwood (late of Marrickville).

Aged 21 years.

Casualty list DT 9/2/1917 Wounded (of Canterbury East).

Casualty list SMH 15/11/1918 Killed in action (of Canterbury East).

Killed in action 18/9/1918 near Berthancourt, aged 24.

Buried Bellicourt British Cemetery, grave IVD.6

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 20/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002