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Cornelius ASMUSSEN

Regimental number3678
Place of birthMiller's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoilermaker
Address47 Princess Street, Miller's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, W Asmussen, Norton Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave 6A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Other details

War service: Western Front

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