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William Herbert ANDERSEN

Regimental number29898
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressKingston Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Andersen, 63 Kingston Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Frank Walter ANDERSEN, 2nd Division Artillery, returned to Australia, 25 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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