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Charles James Francis RASMUSSEN

Regimental number2674
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
SchoolNewtown, Wellington, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, N Rasmussen, 249 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Charles Jones Rasmussen on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Niels and Mary RASMUSSEN, 249 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand

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