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Richard George John CARSBERG

Regimental number21056
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolColston School, Bristol, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGradule, via Goondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, R H Carsberg, Gradule, via Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 35th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board H.M.A.T. A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRichard Herbert CARSBERG (father) emigrated to Australia in 1912 after the death of the mother. (details from father)
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialFrenchencourt Communal Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Clara CARSBERG. Native of London
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4159 Pte Stanley CARSBERG, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; 7460 Pte William Ernest Risdon CARSBERG, 9th Bn, died of wounds, 22 July 1918;
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARSBERG Richard George John

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