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Regimental number1272
Place of birthGeelong Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLansdale, Yarck, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Pinkerton, Lansdale, Yarck, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1415 Corporal Thomas Eugene HASSETT, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 6 July 1919.
Date of death17 February 1979

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