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John Holmer Waldemer HALLBERG

Regimental number3402
Place of birthKarlslong, Sweden
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionLutheran
OccupationLabourer
AddressCarlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lou Hallberg, 252 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe enlisted on 15th March, 1917 - 57th Bn 9th Reinforcements; Taken on Strength 57th Bn on 7th January,1918.
FateKilled in Action 4 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Yohan Helmer
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Otto and Selina HALLBERG; husband of Lou HALLBERG, 195 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria. Native of Karsbsborg, Sweden
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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