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William Ernest Risdon CARSBERG

Regimental number7460
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGradule, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 0"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, R H Carsburg, Gradule via Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLonguenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 96), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late Richard Herbert and Clara CARSBERG. Native of London, England.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4159 Pte Stanley CARSBERG, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; 21056 Gunner Richard George John CARSBERG, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 24 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARSBERG William Ernest Risdon

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