Waldimar Christian ANDERSON Update Details

ANDERSON, Waldimar Christian

Service Number: 4794
Enlisted: 15 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Ganløse, Frederiksborg, Denmark, 23 September 1887
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
Died: Pneumonia, Adelaide, South Australia, 21 October 1948, aged 61 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4794, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4794, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4794, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
13 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 32nd Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 4794, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Merris (France), GSW (right leg)
15 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 4794, 32nd Infantry Battalion


Waldimar was born 23-9-1887 in Ganløse sogn, Ølstykke herred, Frederiksborg in Denmark. Son at Hans Peter Andersen and wife Oline Marie Nielsen. He and his family lived in Espergærde where his mother died. Afther that the family split up and all 4 boys came to a new home. He got comfirmeret and serce the army in Denmark as a salior. He became a sailor and came to Australia with a ship. Afther the WW1 he stay in Australia and got married 8-7-1922 to Rube Kathlen Edmund in Port Adelaine church and got 3 children
His yunger brother Emil Marius Andersen eas on his way to Australia on ship, but the ship was hit by a mine in the water in the Northsee 23-12-1918 and he died

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