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Samuel Robert HANNAH

Regimental number2655
Place of birthWattle Flat near Ballarat, Victoria
SchoolWattle Flat State School near Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrown Hill PO, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Hannah, Brown Hill PO, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 240), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet HANNAH, Brown Hill, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3771 Pte James George HANNAH, 46th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.

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