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Emanuel Carl HANSEN

Regimental number7497
Place of birthBalaclava, Victoria
SchoolStar of the Sea Convent, Elsternwick, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGas Co employee
AddressCarlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs K Hansen, 19 High Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918, France
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Edward and Ellen HANSEN; husband of NAOMI WALKER (formerly HANSEN). Native of Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin; 7491 Pte Augustine GREEN, 7th Bn, killed in action, 9 August 1918; Cousins: 1735 Pte William Nelson CHAMBERS, 8th Bn, killed in action, 2 June 1915; 1756 Pte James Robert CHAMBERS, 10th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, died of wounds, 1 July 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesRed Cross File No 12606131

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