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Regimental number6096
Place of birthFinland Russia
AddressGladstone, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinOscar Knappsberg, Stuarto-Bruck, Loarth, Finland, Russia
Enlistment date7 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frans Oscar and Josefina Karolina KNAPPSBERG. Native of Svarta Bruk, Finland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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