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Regimental number565
Place of birthSundswall Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
Addressc/o Howard Smith Ltd, Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Mary Osterlund, Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917

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