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Regimental number28061
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Araluen', Avoca Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 10.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G. Hemmingsen, 'Woodstock', Waverley Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameReinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 24 October 1918
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 7),France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Hannah HEMMINGSEN, "Lindcourt", Gordon Road, "Lindcourt", Lindfield, New South Wales. Native of London
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 25 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 December 1916; marched into Reserve Bde Australian Artillery, Larkhill, 29 December 1916.

Marched out to Swanage, 10 January 1917.

Marched into Reserve Bde Australian Artillery, no date stated.

Proceeded overseas to France, 19 April 1917; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, 20 April 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 26 April 1917; taken on strength of 3rd Army Field Artillery Bde, 28 April 1917.

On leave to England, 5 December 1917; rejoined unit, 22 December 1917.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 16 October 1918, and transferred to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, the same day (influenza).

Died, No 3 Australian General Hospital, 24 October 1918 (broncho pneumonia).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEMINGSEN George

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