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Erick John Rasmussen (1897–1960)

Erick John Rasmussen (1897-1960) enlisted in the AIF on 19 July 1915. He gave his occupation as pottery employee. He was described as being 5 feet 8½ inches tall, and had a sallow complexion, light blue eyes, dark brown hair, and weighed 10 stone 8 pounds. He served with the 4th Field Ambulance, rising to corporal, and was discharged in May 1919.

Rasmussen joined the Victorian police force after the war and married Mary Carmel Flynn on 19 April 1922 at St Francis Church, Melbourne; they had four children.

Erick Rasmussen died on 26 February 1960 at Balwyn, Melbourne.

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  • Rasmussen, Eric

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia


26 February, 1960 (aged ~ 63)
Balwyn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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