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William Nelson HASTROP

Regimental number5545
Place of birthLangland, Denmark
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressPyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs C J Hastrop, 131 Murray Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 29 January 1918
Age at death36
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 3), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Neils and Hanace HASTROP; husband of C.J.N. HASTROP, "Rokoben", Dalley Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales. Native of Denmark

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