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Vernon PETTERSON

Regimental number3340
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Petterson, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 November 1968
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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