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Jans Frederick Charles SORENSEN

Regimental number3711
Place of birthFredericia, Denmark
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Sorensen, 336 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Jens Frederick
Place of death or woundingVaux, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row F, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christian and Anna SORENSEN; husband of florence Sorensen, 126 Railway Parade, Kogarah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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