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Australian Peter JENSEN

Regimental number2479
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFive Dock, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs. E.R. Jensen, Margaret Street, Five Dock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War, 1901-02.
Enlistment date9 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 15), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Peter and Ann JENSEN; husband of E.R. JENSEN, 'Austral', Bay Road, Five Dock, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 882 Pte Percy William EDMISTON, 4th Bn, died of wounds, 9 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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