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Thomas HANSON

Regimental number33874
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolFort Street School, Sydney, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia12
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSheep overseer
AddressOban, Richmond, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J M Gregory, 'Rainscourt', Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingWytschaete, Belgium (Battle of Messines)
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row B, Grave NO. 10), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary HANSON, Sydney. Native of Manchester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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