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Wilhelm SORENSEN

Regimental number6400
Place of birthHorsens, Denmark
SchoolPublic Council School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressThree Springs PO, Three Springs, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, David Sorensen, Horsesow, Denmark, Europe
Previous military serviceNIL
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Anna SORENSEN, Havnealle 10, Horsens, Denmark. Native of Denmark
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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