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August Rosemus PETERSON

Regimental number6410
Place of birthLaidley Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressHornley via Kingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Sven Peterson, Hornley via Kingaroy, Queensland
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given Rosenlus on NR
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IUV, Row B, Grave No. 5), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sven and Hannah PETERSON, Homley, Kingaroy, Queensland. Native of Kingaroy
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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