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Albert Christian SORENSEN

Regimental number2791
Date of birth17 January 1893
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address5 Reuss Street, Liechhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Sorensen, 5 Reuss Street, Liechhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3270 Pte Ernest Thomas SORENSEN, 7th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 December 1983
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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