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John Matthew AXELSEN

Regimental number2102
Place of birthTiaro Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressCrown Road, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eveline Axelsen, Crown Road, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date12 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 902 Corporal Francis George AXELSEN, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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