Charles Augustus SHEBLER
Born: 29 January, 1891
Birth registration: Victorian Births, Deaths & Marriages Registration No. 8659
Parents: George Henry Shebler
Elizabeth Ann McKenzie
Place of death: Tocumwal
18th Reinforcements G.S.G.
Regimental Service Number: 78246
Enlistment date: 5 July, 1918 Melbourne
Age at enlistment: 26 years 5 months
Address at enlistment: Carisbrook, Victoria
Marital Status: Single
Next of kin: Mr. George H. Shebler
Physical Description: Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 156 pounds
Embarkation ship: .
Rank: Discharged before the end of training
War Service Summary
25/10/1918 - Married Sybil Bilton while in training.
24/12/1918 - Discharged; Demobilization; length of service of 173 days
War Service Commemerated
Life After the War
25/10/1918 - Married Sybil Bilton in Carlton. Reg. # 3919
Jean Shebler (1920 – 1920)
Bertha Shebler (1923 – 1923)
Sybil Shebler (1923 – 1923)
Place/s of residence:
1903 - Golden Fleece Hotel, Melton
1914 - Carisbrook, with his father.
1936-1963 - Tocumwall
1903 – labourer; living at the Golden Fleece Hotel in Melton with his Uncle Augustus
1918, 1936 - Blacksmith
1963 - Grazier
Other relevant information:
Charles Augustus Shebler (1891-1969)
Bertha Alice Shebler (1893-1988)
George Shebler (1898-1979)
Louis John Shebler (1900-1962)
David Augustus Shebler (1909-1946)
His brother George was already at the Western Front by the time Charles joined up.
Charles’ and George’s grandfather was Carl Friedrich August Schiebler (Shebler) who lived in Melton where he died in 1908. All of his children, including George’s and Charles’ father, were born in Melton but by 1915 only uncle Augustus Charles Rudolph Shebler (1860-1927) remained there as a farmer.
Both George and Charles are recognised on the Carisbrook Roll of Honour.
8 March 1919
BILTON-SHEBLER. - On the 25th October, at
Presbyterian Manse, Carlton, by Chaplain Captain
Butchers, Sybil, fourth daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. D. R. Bilton, of Craigie, to Charles, eldest
son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Shebler, of Milawa.
6 May 1875, p. 6
A NOVEL POINT.
A case containing some points of interest to publicans and local bodies was heard on Tuesday by Judge Rogers, in the Bacchus Marsh County Court. Auguste Schebler, landlord of the Golden Fleece Hotel, on the Bacchus Marah road, in the shire of Melton, sued the Shire Council for £99 damages for the negligence of their servant the treasurer, Mr Lethbridge, in not receiving the publican's fee for the renewal of Scheblers licence (the certificate for which had been granted by the Bench)