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Remembering Wolfgang Schueller one year on

TUESDAY marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Wolfgang Schueller – the Hamilton man who grew up in Nazi Germany with the Hitler Youth during World War Two.

Wolfgang’s remarkable life was captured in his autobiography, Memoirs of a German Boyhood - The Wehrmacht and The Australian Odyssey and was featured with excerpts by The Spectator from numerous occasions.

Wolfgang’s executor and friend of many years, Jill Trotter said it was appropriate she made the trip from Warrnambool to erect a plaque on his grave at the Hamilton South Lutheran Cemetery.

“I thought it was the right thing to do to come up to Hamilton and come to his grave, and a couple of his friends and I will go out for lunch today,” she said.

“I did live here (in Hamilton) for 14 years, which is how I met Wolfgang.

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