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Regimental number3018
Place of birthCopenhagen, Denmark
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia23
AddressWondai, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Rasmussen, Prinsessegade 14, Copenhagen, Denmark
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 6), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hans and C RASMUSSEN, Copenhagen, Denmark
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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