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William Clarence JENSEN

Regimental number611
Place of birthOrobst, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressOrbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Jensen, Tennyson Street, Orbost, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
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
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Berend and Caroline JENSEN, Clarke Street, Orbost, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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