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Regimental number7352
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Collett, Johnston Street, Collie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Discharge date24 June 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5107 Pte Lorens Hilmar HANSSEN, 11th Bn, died of wounds, 21 September 1917; 5106 Pte William Niels HANSSEN, 11th Bn, killed in action, 6 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 13 March 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 14 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 24 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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