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Johan Albert Edward SVENSSON

Regimental number1657
Place of birthStockholm, Sweden
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressDrayton Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Height5' 7.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Emma Svensson, Drayton Street, Bowden, South Australia
Previous military service3 1/2 years Mounted Rifles Adelaide
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdeaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)iven name John Albert
Discharge date23 January 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 2 September 1916; disembarked Adelaide, 29 Sepetember 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 23 January 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 May 1930
Age at death60
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SVENSSON Johan Albert Edward

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