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Edward HANNS

Regimental number106
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, Bourke, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs H Hanns, Stuart Street, Bourke, New South Wales
Previous military servicePermanent Artillery, Victoria Barrocks, Sydney, NSW - Gunner
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

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

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