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George Edward HANSON

Regimental number3087
Place of birthHurstville, Sydney, NSW
SchoolBurwood Superior Public School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTram conductor
AddressLugano Brighton Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPoieres, Somme, France
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 18), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary HANSON, 13 Brighton Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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