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John Charles Manning HANSFORD

Regimental number2919
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBurwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.5
Height5' 7"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, Albion Hansford, Bold Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date9 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit: valvular disorder of the heart), Sydney, 9 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 March 1969
Age at death78
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall B Niche 64), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HANSFORD John Charles Manning

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