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Thomas HANNA

Regimental number886
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
SchoolCriagmore, Co Antrim, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia18
OccupationStation hand
AddressBraigmore, Lurgan, Co Arrmagh, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinBrother, David Hanna, Braigmore, Lurgan, Co Arrmagh, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFather and mother died when he was very young. Eldest brother John drowned on H.M.S. 'Surdbapi'.
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. I), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Tasken on strength, 19th Bn, 1 May 1915.

Killed in action, Gallipoli Peninsula, 17 October 1915.

Buried in Shrapnel Gully by Chaplain W.P. Dexter, 17 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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