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Mat Hendrick PETERSON

Regimental number3622
Place of birthWassa Finland
ReligionLutheran
OccupationTimber worker
AddressJarradup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Peterson, Tippo, Finland
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row S, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Petter and Brita PETTERSSON, Pensala, Oravais, Finland. SEE PETTERSSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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