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Albert Roy HANNON

Regimental number5853
Place of birthMalvern, Victoria
SchoolManning Tree Road State School, Hawthorn, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address15 Caroline Street, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Hannon, 15 Caroline Street, Auburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date13 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 23), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma HANNON, 161 Riversdale Road, Glenferrie, Victoria. Native of Malvern, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin (2nd); B Gay, M.M. Collingwood Six cousins and uncle on fathers side. First Cousin L.V. Smith Kilmore, brother to M.P. Hammon, No. 7013 4th M G (Southland) 21st Battalion and many others on mothers side of family.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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