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Claude John Lawrence SELLGREN

Regimental number242
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
SchoolAuckland College and Grammar School, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFruit preserver
Addressc/o Captain George, Nelson Street, Mont Albert, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Anna Eliz. Agusta Sellgren, c/o Captain George, Nelson Street, Mont Albert, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Claude John
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot X, Row M, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and amy SELLGREN

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