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Edgar Emanuel HANSMAN

Regimental number883
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Other trainingTechnical College - Electrical Engineering
ReligionJewish
OccupationBoot manufacturer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinFather, Abraham Hansman, 'Milton', Avoca Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 4 Squadron, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollAir Mechanic Class II
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateDied at sea 28 December 1917
Date of death28 December 1917
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abraham and Alice HANSMAN, 3 Marion Street, Redfern, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2578 Pte Hyam Joseph HANSMAN, 37th Bn, killed in action, 3 December 1917.
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HANSMAN Edgar Emanuel

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