Carmichael James ANDERSON

ANDERSON, Carmichael James

Service Numbers: 1612, 1612A
Enlisted: 1 November 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Memorials: Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial (Ballarat)
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1612, 49th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1612, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1612, 49th Infantry Battalion, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney
2 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1612A, 50th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages
2 Apr 1917: Imprisoned German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, Taken prisoner at Noreuil

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Biography

Transferred from the 49th Battalion to the 50th Battalion, Anderson was wounded and later captured by German forces as a POW during the Attack on Noreuil on 2 April 1917.