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Regimental number65732
Date of birth15 December 1896
Place of birthStockholm, Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPenrith, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21.5
Height5' 6"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs V E Claeson, 'Nulla', Belmore Street, Penrith, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 June 1918
Place of enlistmentSt Mary's, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Discharge date7 February 1920
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 22 August 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 13 October 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 7 February 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLAESON Carl

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