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Adrian Frank ANDERSON

Regimental number1653
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
SchoolNortham State School, Western Australia; Horsham and Panmure State School, Victoria
Other trainingTrained for 12 months at Burnley Horticultural Gardens.
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGardener
AddressHorsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Adrian Anderson, Jeparit, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adrian and Flora ANDERSON, Broadway, Jeparit, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3004 Lance Corporal Allan McLean ANDERSON, 8th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1917.

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