Samuel Morris Ehrenberg

June 23, 2015

EHRENBERG, Samuel Morris – – – SPC 1907

DoB:- – 1894, Brunswick, VIC

Father:- – Samuel Adolph Ehrenberg

Mother:- – Mary Cecilia, nee O’Connor

Samuel was a boarder at St Patrick’s, along with his brother Louis Scott Ehrenberg (SPC 1907) who enlisted in the British Imperial Army.

Service No:– 725

Rank:– – Sergeant

Unit:- – 5th Battalion

Samuel Ehrenberg enlisted on 18 August 1914 in Melbourne. He was 20 years and seven months old, five feet eight inches tall, with a dark complexion and hair, and blue eyes. He worked as a warehouseman in Albert Park.

He departed from Melbourne on 21 October 1914 aboard the Orvietto, and was sent to the Gallipoli Peninsula. He was part of the first offensive at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915.

Sergeant Ehrenberg was initially reported as wounded and missing on 25 April. His body was later found on 24 May 1915. He was buried at Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.