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Alfred Walter HANSON

Regimental number2157
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
SchoolLe Fefeves Peninsula
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressRobin Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C C Hanson, Robin Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Previous military serviceNaval Force
Enlistment date4 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company June 1917, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Kate HANSON, robin Street, Semaphore, South Australia

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