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Regimental number10653
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone mechanic
AddressRiddell's Creek Hotel, Riddell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Victor Hailarius Petterson, Riddell's Creek Hotel, Riddell, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Rollacs Company
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Victor and Emily PETTERSON. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death28 June 1935
Age at death39
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, New South Wales

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