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Albert Richard JENSEN

Regimental number607
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMurrumgowan via Orbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.9
Height5' 4"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, Bernard Jensen, Orbost, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of varicocele)
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Place of enlistmentPrahran, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date22 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Karoa', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 8 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Alfred.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JENSEN Albert Richard

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