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Axel Harold HOKANSON

Regimental number2657
Place of birthKristrainstad Sweden
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressDeniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Peter Hokanson, Skaralid, Sweden
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 August 1959
Age at death66
Place of burialLeeton Cemetery, New South Wales

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