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Richard Davies HANSON

Regimental number417
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMounted police
AddressArcadia Street, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Richard Davies Hanson, Blandfort Street, Woodville, South Australia
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No.219), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: richard and Emma HANSON, 27 Grenfell Street, Adelaide, South Australia

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