George Vincent ABJORNSON


ABJORNSON, George Vincent

Service Numbers: 1201, WX28760
Enlisted: 26 July 1915
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: AIF Headquarters
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 21 April 1895
Home Town: South Perth, South Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Adelaide University
Occupation: Draftsman
Died: Illness, Western Australia, 21 January 1943, aged 47 years
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium
Karrakatta Crematorium, Karrakatta, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Midland Officers & Contract Surveyors of the Department of Lands & Surveys WA Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1201, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1201, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1201, 32nd Infantry Battalion
15 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, 32nd Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

27 Jul 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), SN WX28760
21 Jan 1943: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Major, AIF Headquarters

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George Vincent ABJORNSON was born in Perth, Western Australia on 21st April, 1895

His parents were Abjorn & Mathilda ABJORNSON

He married Laurella (Ella) TRETHEWAY in Perth, WA in 1920

He served in both WW1 and WW2