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Francis Norman HANSEN

Regimental number905
Place of birthGreenbushes Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber worker
AddressLeonora, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McDowell, Wellington Mills, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915

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