Charles Frederick PEDERSEN


PEDERSEN, Charles Frederick

Service Number: 23624
Enlisted: 10 October 1939, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Yarra
Born: Port Augusta, South Australia, 22 April 1920
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Indian Ocean, 4 March 1942, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave (at sea) - Panel 73, Column 1
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea
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World War 2 Service

10 Oct 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN 23624, Melbourne, Victoria
4 Mar 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN 23624, HMAS Yarra
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Olaf Marius Pedersen and Elizabeth Catherine (nee Hearn) Pedersen of Parkside; brother of Kathleen Marie Pedersen, Ashley Meyer Pedersen and Anne Maud Pedersen who served in the RAAF with the rank of Aircraftswoman