August Waldemar JANSSON

Regimental number5714
Place of birthMariahame, Finland
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 3.75"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jansson, Maishama Geta, Aland, Finland, Russia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDischarged 29 November 1916
Discharge date29 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 4 June 1916.

Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 8 August 1916 (sciatica); transferred to England, 24 August 1916, and admitted to Military Hospital, York (slight lateral curvature of spine); transferred to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 6 September 1916; to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 September 1916.

Discharged from AIF in England, medically unfit, 29 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal