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Priel Herbert SVENSSON

Regimental number7315
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolCentral State School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs F M Svensson, 175 Kent Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date30 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMeteren near Merris, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andreas and Frances Maria SVENSSON. Native of Richmond, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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