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Norman John PETERSEN

Regimental number1707
Place of birthThornton Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressThornton via Laidley, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Carl Petersen, Thornton via Laidley, Queensland
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of burialMud Corner British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 13), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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