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Regimental number3006
Place of birthGore Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressThe Flats, Folly Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Height5' 3.25"
Weight107 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J.D. Andrews, The Flats, Folly Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3006B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration details V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

Enlisted as Jack ANDREWS.

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 February 1916.

Transferred to 55th Bn, 19 March 1916.

correct name identified as J. HANSEN, 2 April 1916.

Transferred to 60th Bn, Sphinx Post, 15 May 1916; taken on strength, 18 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported missing in Action, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 1260704: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HANSEN Jack
Red Cross File No 1260704

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