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Claude Alexander HEAN

Regimental number16813
Place of birthSorell, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressSorell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Small Hean, Sorell, Tasmania
Enlistment date6 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 June 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJanuary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 17 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2ndf Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 6 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 431 Adjt Angus HEAN, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 30 August 1918; Cousins: 2575 Pte Collin Thorpe HEAN, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919; 2842 Pte Keith Doctor HEAN, 12th Bn, killed in action, 19 June 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEAN Claude Alexander

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