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Archer Oscar SVENSEN

Regimental number3926
Date of birth7 March 1894
Place of birthPetries Creek, Caboolture District, Queensland
Address528 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Minnie Svensen, 528 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceInst Staff
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 13 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Other detailsMarried Ada Phyllis Young on 8 June 1920 at St Stephens Church, Phillip Street, Sydney and had six children. Archer Geoffrey, Graham and John Arthur(living at the time of his death) and one male and two females (deceased).
Date of death3 February 1974
Age at death79
Place of burialMount Thompson Crematorium on 5 February 1974

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