Many Danes migrated to the Commonwealth countries during the 19th and 20th century, and subsequently served in the army, navy, air force and mercantile marine. A lot of Danes saw action in the First World War, fighting all over the world.

Aabel
First name(s)/Initials: Niels
Service number: 2009981
Regiment/Service: Canadian Engineers
Unit(s)/Ship: Canadian Engineers Training Depot Montreal
Additional info: Born Copenhagen 24.1.1888. Enlisted 5.6.1918. Mechanic
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Canadian Great War Project
Abrahamsen
First name(s)/Initials: John
Service number: 7825
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Unit(s)/Ship: 2nd Battalion
Additional info: Died age 38 22.4.1915
Decorations/Campaign medals: 15-Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Great War Forum + CWGC
Albrechtsen
First name(s)/Initials: Hans Olaf Andreas
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
Unit(s)/Ship: M.H.C.C.
Additional info: Born Copenhagen 20.11.1880. Enlisted 25.11.1916. Architect.
Source(s): Canadian Great War Project
Albrechtsen
First name(s)/Initials: Carl Emil
Service number: 294080
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit(s)/Ship: 27th Battalion
Additional info: Died at the age 24 on 7.11.1917
Decorations/Campaign medals: 15-Star?, British War Medal and Victory medal
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Great War Forum + CWGC
Andersen
First name(s)/Initials: N. E.
Service number: WR/553303
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit(s)/Ship: Inland Water Transport
Additional info: Died 10.8.1919. Buried Basra War Cemetery. Son of Niels Christian Andersen and Johana Andersen; of Nyholmstrand, Jylland, Denmark; husband of Emily Farnell (formerly Andersen), of II, Back Walmsley St., Fleetwood. Lancs.
Source(s): CWGC
Link 1: CWGC
Andersen
First name(s)/Initials: Christian (Kristian Andreas)
Service number: 781008
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Unit(s)/Ship: 46th Battalion
Additional info: Enlisted 26.10.1915. Died at the age 29 on 12.1.1917.
Decorations/Campaign medals: British War Medal and Victory Medal
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Great War Forum + CWGC + Canadian Great War Project
Andersen
First name(s)/Initials: Rudolph (Rudolfe)
Service number: 703230
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Unit(s)/Ship: 102nd Battalion
Additional info: Enlisted 6.1.1916. Died 11.5.1917
Decorations/Campaign medals: British War Medal and Victory Medal
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Great War Forum + CWGC
Andersen
First name(s)/Initials: Andrew Christian Stensig
Service number: 437936
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Unit(s)/Ship: 1st Battalion
Additional info: Enlisted 15.11.1915. Died at the age 25 on 3.5.1917
Decorations/Campaign medals: British War Medal and Victory Medal + Mentioned in Despatches
Force served: Canadian
Source(s): Great War Forum + CWGC
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