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Collin Thorpe HEAN

Regimental number2575
Place of birthDunally, Tasmania
AddressSorell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.5"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinFather, Honorable Alexander Hean, Sorell, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2842 Pte Keith Doctor HEAN, 12th Bn, killed in action, 19 June 1916; Cousins: 431 Adjt Angus HEAN, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 30 August 1918; 16813 Pte Claude Alexander HEAN, 2nd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 6 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 January 1954
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEAN Collin Thorpe

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