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Peter Ernest CHRISTENSEN

Regimental number5997
Place of birthHughenden Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
AddressPost Office Richmond, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M S Christensen, Post Office, Richmond, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1918
Place of death or woundingMeteren, france
Date of death2 June 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 1), France)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hans Peter and Mary Susan CHRISTENSEN, Goldring St, Richmond, North Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5996 Pte Anker Edward CHRISTENSEN, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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