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William Albert HANNAM

Regimental number690
Date of birth23 June 1883
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSturt St Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMarble mason
AddressKeswick, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Hannam, Nottingham avenue, Keswick, South Australia
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialTancrez Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 13), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Catherine HANNAM, Nottingham Avenue, Keswick, South Australia. Native of Adelaide
Family/military connectionsBrother: Petty Officer Harry L. HANNAM, Royal Australian Naval Brigade: b. Adelaide, SA, 6 April 1891; enlisted 1 October 1916; served 2 years 10 months; returned to Australia; discharged, 28 July 1919.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium

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