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Carl CARLSON

Regimental number6799
Place of birthObo, Finland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 5.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Carlson, Obo, Finland
Enlistment date14 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery (Row 24, Grave No 32), Springvale, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 30 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 December 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 1 April 1918; taken on strength, 48th Bn, 6 April 1918.

Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 May 1918 (gastritis); transferred from No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station by Ambulance Train to 10th General Hospital, Rouen, 11 May 1918; transferred to England, 19 May 1918, and admitted to 5th Southern General Hospital, Portsmouth, 20 May 1918; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 14 June 1918; to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 25 June 1918; discharged on furlough, 16 July 1918, to report to No. 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 30 July 1918. Admitted to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 27 July 1918 (gingivitis); discharged to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918, for discharge (neurasthenia); disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918.

Died, No. 11 Australian General Hospital, Caulfield, Victoria, 8 April 1919 (carcinoma of pylorus; exhaustion).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 April 1919

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