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Regimental number1322
Place of birthGotherberg, Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressWoonona PO, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinC L Dahlstrom, Woonona PO, South Coast, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Swedish Navy.
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Discharge date27 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 25-30 April 1915 (gun shot wound, right shoulder); transferred to England, 12 May 1915.

Returned to rejoin MEF, 21 July 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 2 August 1915; rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.

Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 21 August 1915 (septic throat and pyrexia), and transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 25th Casualty Clearing station, Imbros, 22 August 1915; to england, 25 November 1915, and admitted to County of London War Hospital, Epsom, 4 December 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: shell shock), Sydney, 27 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 March 1964
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2422, DAHLSTROM Gustaf

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