|Place of birth||Kapunda, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Martha Hansen, Kapunda, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/60/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||43rd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Crucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave NO.17), Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Nicholas and Dorothea HANSEN, Tarlee, South Australia. Native of Kapunda, South Australia|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 16 December 1916; admitted to Ship's Hospital, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917; transferred to Devonport Military Hospital, 18 February 1917; discharged, 28 February 1917; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 1 March 1917.
Marched into 2nd Training Bn, Durrington, 3 March 1917.
Marched into 11th Training Bn, 5 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 June 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Rouelles, 26 June 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 11 July 1917; taken on strength of 43rd Bn, 12 July 1917.
Wounded in action, 31 July 1917; admitted to No 9 Field Ambulance, 31 July 1917 (gunshot wound, left knee); transferred to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 31 July 1917; to No 57 General Hospital, 1 August 1917; to England, 6 August 1917; to No 2 Birmingham War Hospital, 7 August 1917; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 September 1917; discharged to furlough, 17 September 1917; marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 25 September 1917, and classified 'B1A4'.
Classified 'B1A2', 17 October 1917.
Marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 2 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 November 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Rouelles, 11 November 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 15 November 1917; rejoined 43rd Bn, 22 November 1917.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HANSEN Maurice Nicholas|