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Regimental number4356
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor's cutter
Address263 Bulwarra Road, Ultimo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Carlson, 263 Bulwarra Road, Ultimo, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date9 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1717 Pte Harold CARLSON, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 November 1915; 6282 Lance Corporal Charles Francis CARLSON, 18th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; Cousin: 3180 Pte Frank McCREANOR, 4th Bn, killed in action, 11 September 1918.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia, 19 February 1919; disembarked in Australia, 3 April 1919; discharged, 9 June 1919.

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

Date of death24 April 1948

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