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Johan SJOBERG

Regimental number1089
Date of birth9 February 1892
Place of birthMalmo, Sweden
SchoolCimbrishamn, Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressSweden
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Celia Sjoberg, Malmo, Sweden
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Johan spelt John
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johann and Cecelia SJOBERG
Discharge date13 February 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Wounded, 3 September 1916; invalided to Chichester War Hospital. Commenced return to Australia on board Hospt. Ship No. 2., 16 July 1917; disembarked from HT Kanowna, Adelaide, 6 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 13 February 1918.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death12 May 1939
Age at death47
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SJOBERG Johan

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