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Neils Peter Antone BERTHLESEN

Regimental number21185
Place of birthVordingborg, Denmark
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTelford Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27.9
Height5' 2.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Berthlesen, Telford Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months on School Ship, Danish Navy; discharged.
Enlistment date7 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7/12/1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Discharge date25 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chillblains), Brisbane, 25 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 December 1960
Age at death72
Place of burialOrange Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BERTHLESEN Neils Peter Antone

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