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Private Johannes Christensen

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1896-08-24
Place of birth: Gerdrup Ravnemark Denmark
Next of kin: Mary Christensen, sister, Adelgade, Denmark
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): sailor
Address: Port Skelskoer, Denmark
Date of death: 1918-04-05
Buried: Orchard Dump Cemetery, VII. B. 17.

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 794220
Highest Rank: Private
Rank detail

Private (Army).

Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Battle of the Lys

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 269301
LAC ID: 100245
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B1698-S008
Uploader's Notes:

Son of Yens Peter and Kirstine Christensen, of Gerdrup, Ravnemark Denmark.

Info on Danish born Miramichi soldiers reviewed and corrected by LCol Gorm Martin Larsen, Danish Army, while in Kabul in Apr 2012. Thanks Gorm.

One of many foreign sailors who formally volunteered for service (9 Aug 1916) while in port on the Miramichi and were sent by train to Valcartier for final enrolement (11 Aug 1916).

Uploader's Research notes: [Private Army Canadian Machine Gun Corps 16th Machine Gun Company ]

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2012-05-09