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Adrian Kirsgaard Viggo SORENSEN

Regimental number1637
Place of birthDenmark
SchoolGovernment School
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionLutheran
OccupationProduce merchant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Roselia Sorensen, Picton Crescent, Bunbury, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Adrian Kirsgaard
Place of death or woundingRouen, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 5a), rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Anders and Rosalia SORENSEN, 49 Suburban Road, South Perth, Western Australia. Native of Nyborg, Denmark
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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