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J Christian PETERSEN

Regimental number938
Place of birthThestard, Denmark
Other NamesPETERSEN, Jens Christian
OccupationStation hand
AddressAokautere, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Petersen, Aokautere, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of 'eye trouble in NZ 1912')
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Place of enlistmentCamooweal, Qyueensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Discharge date29 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 20 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 29 October 1919.

War service: 4 years 240 days (of which 4 years 16 days were overseas)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Aokartere, Palruceston, Nr North Island, New Zealand.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PETERSEN J Christian

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