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William Carl CARLSON

Regimental number642
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolKapunda Model School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMain Street, Kapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda L Carlson, Main Street, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried in Trois Arbes, British Cemetery, France
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death26
Place of burialTrois-Arbres-Cemetery (Plot I, Row S, Grave No. 2), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johan and Matilde CARLSON, Kapunda, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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