First name(s)/Initials: Olaf
Service number: 256917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: 1'st Saskatchewan Depot Battalion
Unit(s)/Ship: Canadian Machine Guns Corps 2'nd Battalion
Decorations/Campaign medals: British War Medal Victory War Medal Private O. Anderson died on 17 October 1918, of wounds received, and was buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais (Grave Ref. LXVI.T.27). The CWGC database shows his father, then of Enghavevej Nr. 2, Naestved, Denmark, as next of kin Private Andersen, O 256197 2nd Bn CMGC 17-Oct-18 Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): www.familienpallisgaard.
First name(s)/Initials: Nils Edvin
Rank: Boatswain
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit(s)/Ship: M. V. Amerika
Additional info: Born ca. 1880. Husband of Anna Elizabeth Andersson (nee Peterson), of Copenhagen, Denmark. Died 22.4.1943. Remembered on Tower Hill Memorial.

Source - Allen Tony:
Amerika MV was a British Motor cargo vessel of 10,218 tons built in 1930 - Burmeister & Wain´s Maskin & Skibsbyggerri A/S, Copenhagen ex Danish (Ostasiatike Kompagni, Copenhagen), and transferred in May 1940 to Ministry of War Transport, operated by United Baltic Corporation, London. On the 22nd April 1943 when on route from Halifax for Liverpool in Convoy HX-234 as a straggler carrying a cargo of 53 RCAF personnel and 8, 844 tons general cargo including metal, flour, meat and 200 bags of mail she was torpedoed by U-306 and sunk. 140 casualties 86 dead (including 37 passengers) - 54 survivors. 29 Danes lost their lives on this ship.
Force served: United Kingdom
Source(s): CWGC +
Link 1: CWGC
First name(s)/Initials: D.
Service number: 14196047
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 20th Anti Tank Regiment
Additional info: (Attached 76th H.A.A. Regiment)
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll
First name(s)/Initials: Leif Jørgen
Service number: 14196691
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: East Yorkshire Regiment
Additional info: Born: 02.03.1920 Nicknames: Dres / Andri
Source(s): Ex-Army 45
First name(s)/Initials: Johnny
Service number: 794217
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
Unit(s)/Ship: 132th Battalion
Additional info: Born Copenhagen 5.4.1898. Enlisted 8.8.1916. Sailor.
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Canadian Great War Project
First name(s)/Initials: Jens Peter
Service number: 1207
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Rhodesia Regiment
Unit(s)/Ship: 2nd Battalion
Additional info: Born Hilleroed 2.11.1871. Died 11.3.1916.
Decorations/Campaign medals: 15-Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Force served: South African
Source(s): CWGC + B. K. Klausen research
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First name(s)/Initials: Knud Tang
Service number: 14197059
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: Middle East School of Artillery
Additional info: From May 1946: 6 weeks of Primary Training at Canterbury.
Jul.-Sep. 1946: Driver training in North Wales. Intrepretor.
Oct.-Nov. 1946: Woowich Barracks.
Nov. 1946: With 10 other Danes via Calais-Toulon to Port Said and to a camp near Cairo.
24.12.1946: Embarked Port Said to Greece (Piræus Athen). Then to Saloniki.
Jan.-Mar. 1947: Three wet and annoying months at Saloniki.
30.3.1947: To Port Said and 14 days in Cairo.
15.4.1947: Service MESA Middle East School of Artillery, 20 miles north of Haifa.
Mar. 1948: Backto England.
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Force served: United Kingdom
Source(s): Frank Weber via HISAM (Letter from K. T. Andreasen)
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First name(s)/Initials: Johannes
Service number: 625233
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
Unit(s)/Ship: A Coy, 31st Battalion/187th Battalion/151st Battalion
Additional info: Born Ejde, Faroe Islands 10.7.1886. Enlisted 21.3.1916. Wounded in Battle of Amiens August 1918. Farmer.
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Canadian Great War Project
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