Service Number: 4793
Enlisted: 12 November 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, 9 April 1891
Home Town: Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 February 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Pirie Oval WW1 Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

12 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4793, 10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4793, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4793, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
23 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4793, 50th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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"...4793 Private Andrew Halvorsen, 50th Battalion, of Port Pirie, SA. A labourer prior to enlistment, Pte Halvorsen embarked with the 10th Battalion from Adelaide aboard RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916. While serving in France Pte Halvorsen was killed in action, aged 26, on 23 February 1917, and buried at the Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers." - SOURCE (