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Launts Christian PEDERSEN

Regimental number1976
Place of birthOdense Denmark
OccupationCoal labourer
AddressUltimo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Herta Amelia Pedersen, 31 McArthur Street, Ultimo, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings Launts and Laurits
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 32), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Kristian and Maren PEDERSEN; husband of Hertha Amilie PEDERSEN, 52 Douglas Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Native of Denmark
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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