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Christian SORENSEN

Regimental number497
Place of birthSaint Kilda, Victoria
SchoolNorthcote State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
AddressNicholson Terrace Nicholson Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Sorensen, 8 Nicholson Terrace Nicholson Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceSenior Naval Cadets
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24.9
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSunken Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 3), Contalmaison, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane SORENSEN, 165 Nicholson Street, Brunswick East, victoria. Native of St. Kilda, Victoria

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