Ralph Edgar ANDRESEN

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ANDRESEN, Ralph Edgar

Service Number: 2102
Enlisted: 4 April 1915, Bundaberg, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bundaberg, Queensland, 20 December 1896
Home Town: Bundaberg, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Bundaberg State School
Occupation: Weighbridge Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 29 July 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery, France
Plot III, row D, number 5.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Bundaberg, Queensland
20 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2102, 26th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
20 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2102, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Armadale, Brisbane
29 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2102, 26th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Son of Hilmar and Maria Andresen, of Branyan Street, West Bundaberg, Qld.

Brother of 2101 Sgt. Orlando Andresen (www.awm.gov.au), 26th Btn. AIF, who returned to Australia in 1919

11 Jan 1916 - Joined unit Telel Kebir

15 Mar 1916 - Proceeded to overseas to Alexandria

21 Mar 1916 - Disembarked Marseilles

29 Jul 1916 - Wounded in action

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

 

 

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