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Regimental number5363
Place of birthBowen Queensland
SchoolBowen Boys State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBowen, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Christofferson, Post Office, Bowen, Queensland
Previous military serviceAustralian Light Horse, Bowen
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 24 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance, 26th General Hospital
Age at death25
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row K, Grave No. 5A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johnnes Marinus and Caroline Matilda CHRISTOFFERSON, Poole Street, Bowen, Queensland, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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