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Herbert Francis CHRISTENSEN

Regimental number3001
Place of birthAlberton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, C Christensen, Tyers, Victoria
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBQMS
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period 25th February 1918 to 16th September 1918. For marked ability and consistent devotion to duty. This N.C.O. has been of the greatest service during recent operations, in facilitating the supply of ammunition to the guns under extremely difficult and trying conditions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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