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Regimental number384
Place of birthQueenstown, South Australia
Other NamesHans J.
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs A J May, 32 Kenilworth Road, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.7
Height5' 6.75"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinB Rieken, Railway Hotel, Bute, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Taranto, Italy, on board HT Port Sydney', 8 October 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 31 January 1919.
Date of death18 January 1976
Age at death81
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RIEKEN Jack

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