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Thorval Oluf HANSEN

Regimental number2257
Place of birthDenmark
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.5
Height5' 10"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Hansen, Rock Lea Road, Sherwood, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 1.5 years in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date23 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 23 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Thoroal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HANSEN Thorval Oluf

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