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Frederick Bernard HANKIN

Regimental number4131
Place of birthLewes, Sussex, England
SchoolBeaudesert, Leighton, Buzzard
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Hankin, Heath Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia, October 1912. "Winner of Steeplechase Silver Cup.
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSerre road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXIX, Row B, Grave No.5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary HANKIN, thomas Street, Heath and Reach, Beds.,
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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