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William Ewart MORTENSEN

Regimental number3077
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCarey Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss A. Mortensen, Carey Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied 20/4/16
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialRue-du-Escquerot (19th London) Graveyard (Row f, Grave No. 40), Laventie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Therese MADSEN

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