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John Henry Fitzpatrick HANNAY

Regimental number5605
Date of birth23 July 1884
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
SchoolDollar Academy, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBoyup Brook, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice May Hannay, 'Glensla', Lowden, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1085 Pte Ralph Maxwell HANNAY, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1915; 2314 Driver Peter HANNAY, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 21 August 1916; Charles HANNAY, Labour Force, England; Keith HANNAY, Navy.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 January 1973
Age at death88
Place of burialCremated: Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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