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Regimental number2333
Place of birthSweden
SchoolSwedish National School, Sweden
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRabbit trapper
AddressLeongatha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Sandberg, Stockholm, Sweden
Enlistment date8 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and Selina SANDBERG, Sggesund, Sweden

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