Arthur William HANSEN MM


HANSEN, Arthur William

Service Numbers: 406, 3344
Enlisted: 6 October 1914, Place of Enlistment Brisbane Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Bowen, Queensland, Australia, 28 August 1897
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Selector
Died: Died of wounds, France, 4 April 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot II, Row D, Grave 39 , Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Herberton War Memorial, Mackay Cenotaph, Padre White Memorial Chapel
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 406
5 Apr 1901: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 406, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen

World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3344, Field Artillery Brigades, Place of Enlistment Brisbane Queensland
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 3344, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 3344, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Thirty-Seven, Newcastle
25 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Bombardier, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
31 Jan 1917: Wounded SN 3344
25 Aug 1917: Honoured Military Medal
31 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Colonel
21 Mar 1918: Wounded Corporal, SN 3344, Gassed In France
4 Apr 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 3344, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade

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