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Christopher JORGENSON

Regimental number577
Place of birthCastlemain, Victoria
Other NamesJORGENSEN
SchoolKerang State School, Victoria
Other trainingCarpenter
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressKerang, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Jorgenson, Kerang, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in B.M.F. South Africa
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Details differ from Cemetery Details: Date of Death on Cemetery Details : 31st August, 1918, Surname JORGENSEN, but has same Battalion and Regimental Number
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row N, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Anna JORGENSEN; husband of E.R. JORGENSEN; Kerant Post Office, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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