The AIF Project


Regimental number5797
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressVictoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Anderson, 12 Oswald Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Block P, Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 2B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hans and Elizabeth ANDERSEN; husband of Agnes SHAW (formerly ANDERSEN), 34 Teddington Road, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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