Norman Victor MENGERSEN

Badge Number: 10894

MENGERSEN, Norman Victor

Service Numbers: 4163, 4163A
Enlisted: 18 November 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Palmer, South Australia, March 1896
Home Town: Palmer, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Arsenic Poison, Adelaide, South Australia, 4 November 1927
Cemetery: Mitcham Anglican Cemetery, South Australia
Plot 0838 - Burial reg # 0920
Memorials: Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Palmer War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4163, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4163, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4163, 27th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
27 Dec 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 25th Infantry Battalion
4 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4163, 25th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second), GSW (thigh)
8 Nov 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 4163A, 25th Infantry Battalion

Norman Victor Mengersen

Norman was originally assigned to 27th Bn . He was transferred to 5th DAC in April 1916 and promoted to Bombardier the following month . In November 1916 he was transferred to 25th Bn, reverting to the rank of private . He was wounded in action in May 2017 (GSW to right thigh) .

Two of Norman's brothers also enlisted :
Lieut. Herman Edgar Mengersen 25th Bn KIA September 1917
Cpl. Irwin Oscar Mengersen DCM 50th Bn

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