Oscar Donald HASSAM MID

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HASSAM, Oscar Donald

Service Number: 51
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Australian Provost Corps
Born: Woodchester, South Australia, 30 January 1895
Home Town: Brighton, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Brighton Secondary School
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Killed In Action, France, 20 May 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Glisy Communal Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brighton Arch of Remembrance, Brighton WW1 Roll of Honour, Woodchester Onaunga D.C. Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 51, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 51, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 51, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 51, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 51, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
5 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, Australian Provost Corps
10 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, Australian Provost Corps
6 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Australian Provost Corps
13 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Australian Provost Corps
20 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Australian Provost Corps , Merris (France)

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Biography

Oscar Donald HASSAM was born in Woodchester, South Australia on 30th January, 1895

His parents were William HASSAM & Frances YOUNG

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Original Member of the 10th Battalion AIF - Colour Sergeant in B Company