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Peter Martin JORGENSEN

Regimental number1991
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressChelona, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight115 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Jorgensen, Nebo Road, Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Discharge date14 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 21 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 14 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as JORGENSON.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JORGENSEN Peter Martin

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