Karl Richard LJUNG

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LJUNG, Karl Richard

Service Number: 1378
Enlisted: 7 December 1914, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Finland, Russia, 1893
Home Town: Birkenhead, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 April 1917
Cemetery: Noreuil Australian Cemetery
Special Memorial B, 21 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

7 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1378, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA

World War 1 Service

2 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1378, 10th Infantry Battalion
2 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1378, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 10th Battalion to the 50th Battalion at Serapeum
2 Apr 1917: Involvement Private, SN 1378, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Ida Ljung of Helingsfors, Finland Russia. Residential address at the time of enlistment was C/- Mrs. Plazbrook of Walker Road, Birkenhead, SA

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