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Robert Herman HANK

Regimental number2115
Date of birth28 March 1898
Place of birthNorton Summit, South Australia
SchoolNorton Summit Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressNorton Summit, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Herman Chas. Hank, Norton Summit, South Australia
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 13 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 108), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herman and Mary HANK, Norton's Summit, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2422 Pte Norman John HANK, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Contracted typhus fever; died at 2nd Stationary Hospital, 13 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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