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Private Aksel Christensen



Date of birth: {0000-04-12} (We do not have a complete date of birth for this individual.)
Place of birth: Bakkeboelle Sjaelland Denmark
Next of kin: Jens Peter Christensen, father, Bakkeballe, Sjaelland, Denmark
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): sailor
Address: Bakkeboelle, Sjaelland, Denmark
Religion: Lutheran
Date of death: 1917-04-09
Cause of death: Killed in action


Regimental number: 794252
Highest Rank: Private (87th Battalion)
Rank detail
  1. Private, 87th Battalion, Infantry (Army).
  2. Private, 73rd Battalion, Infantry (Army). 1916-10-17 ?
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Attack at Vimy Ridge


CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 2954447
LAC ID: 100209
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B1696-S051
Uploader's Notes:

Recruited in Newcastle, sent to Sussex for final enrollment

On his Attestation Paper his birth date is only given as April 12th. His previous military experience was given as being active in a militia at the time of enlistment.

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

Uploader's Research notes: Details of death from which includes a digitized image of the casualty form from the "Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948” database [Private Army Canadian Infantry 73rd Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 87th Battalion ]


Date added: 2008-05-13
Last modified: 2014-07-07