Holger Ludwig SORENSEN


SORENSEN, Holger Ludwig

Service Number: 5187
Enlisted: 9 September 1915, Newcastle, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Aalburg, Denmark, 1889
Home Town: Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner/Sailor
Died: Died of wounds, France, 7 November 1916
Cemetery: Dartmoor Cemetery
Plot 11, Row E, Grave 51
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5187, Newcastle, New South Wales
1 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5187, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5187, 3rd Infantry Battalion, SS Makarini, Sydney
6 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5187, Multiple wounds - right leg, left arm, head and abdomen

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Simon and Christine Sorensen of Ellidshoef, Denmark

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal