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John Bernhardt I am looking for the parents of Traugott Leberecht Bernhardt who was born in 1848 in Zullichau, Posen, Germany (now Sulechow, Poznan, Poland) and died 24th March 1896 in Rosebery, Victoria, Australia.
Traugott served for The Royal Prussian Army/The Imperial German Army in the Franco-Prussian war of 1870/1871 in which he was awarded a bronze cross.
Traugott married Ernestine Emilie (Annatina Schultz) Schulz on the 3rd October 1872 at Kuhn's House, Zullichau, Posen, Germany or Karge, Bomst, Posen, Germany.
Ernestine Emilie (Annatina Schultz) Schulz was born 16th June 1846 in Neuoberau, Posen, Germany and died 29th March 1914 in Rosebery, Victoria, Australia.

They had a son, Carl Ernst Bernhardt born 2nd November 1872 in Zullichau, Posen, Germany and died 22nd April 1930 in Footscray, Victoria, Australia.

Traugott, Ernestine and baby Carl left left Germany at Hamburg by passenger ship 'Fritz Reuter' on the 25th November 1874 arriving in Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand on 18th March 1875. They then left Wellington, New Zealand and arrived in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia via passenger ship 'Alhambra' or 'Lombard' on 3rd July 1875.
Traugott was naturalised as an Australian citizen on the 3rd February 1885.
Traugott died on the 24th March 1896 when a horse kicked him and he is buried at the Rosebery cemetery in Victoria, Australia along with Ernestine who died on 29th March 1914.
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