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Joseph Francis CARSTENS

Regimental number31617
Place of birthElmore, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCorop via Elmore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss A Carstens, wardress, Kew Asylum, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Battery
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

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