Christian Axel Henry Petersen is born on 29 June 1904 in Copenhagen.
He enlists for the Royal Australian Air Force on 13 January 1943 in Adelaide. He is then living in Birkenhead. He is discharged on 16 October 1945 at which point he is attatched to No. 52 Operational Base Unit holding the rank of Corporal.
Christian Axel Henry Petersen applies for naturalization in 1945-47 (www.ww2roll.gov.au; www.naa.gov.au).