The AIF Project


Regimental number2394
Place of birthAlfsborg, Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressCarlisle River via Colac, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Connie Carlson, 'Morriss Villa', Raglan and Bay Streets, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Discharge date5 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 12 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 5 November 1917; discharged, 5 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 July 1974

Print format