Herbert Abraham ANSELL

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ANSELL, Herbert Abraham

Service Number: Commissioned Officer
Enlisted: 12 July 1915
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 8th Machine Gun Company
Born: Hobart, 1878
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Hutchins School, Hobart, Tasmania University of Tasmania
Occupation: Electrical Engineer
Died: Killed in action, Ligny-Thilloy, Département de la Somme, France, 23 October 1916
Cemetery: AIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers
A.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot II, Row M, Grave No. 30), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Memorials: Hutchins School WW1 Honour Roll, Jewish Community of Tasmania Roll of Honor, Victorian Jewish War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 29th Infantry Battalion
14 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 29th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Anchises embarkation_ship_number: A68 public_note: ''
23 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 8th Machine Gun Company, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Parents: Henry and Hannah ANSELL

NoK: Next of kin Sister, Miss Evelyn Ansell, 'Linfern', Redan Street, St Kilda, Victoria