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William Charles SORENSEN

Regimental number4209
Place of birthLaidley Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressMungallala, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs Sophie Sorensen, Travellers Rest, Broowena, Gayndah Line, Queensland
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsEmbarkation Roll states marital status as 'Single'; Sophie SORENSEN is listed as 'Wife'.

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