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Lorens Hilmar HANSSEN

Regimental number5107
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolQuarry Hill State School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressNewmarket Hotel, Pier Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs M.E. Collett, Johnston Street, Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Age at death38
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7352 Pte Ernest HANSEN, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 March 1918; 5106 Pte William Niels HANSSEN, 11th Bn, killed in action, 6 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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