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Walter HANSON

Regimental number1142
Place of birthQueensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Henry Hanson, 349 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1175
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XI, Row G, Grave No. 14), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Grace HANSON, 43 Charles Street, Fitzroy, Victoria

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