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Hans William BERTHELSEN

Regimental number672
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolRushworth State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address50 Newcastle Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 4"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFriend, John Hogan Snr, 50 Newcastle Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 August 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll672A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Discharge date22 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), Melbourne, 22 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death10 December 1947
Age at death70
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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