Matthew HASSETT

HASSETT, Matthew

Service Number: 6588
Enlisted: 11 December 1916, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Warnerville, Victoria, 1881
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Illness, Kalgoorlie, 9 April 1920
Cemetery: Kalgoorlie Cemetery, W.A.
Church of England Port D, Plot 6, Row 27, Grave 5494
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menzies War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Dec 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6588, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
29 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 6588, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jan 1917: Embarked Private, SN 6588, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle
25 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 6588, 28th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at 5th Military District

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Morris and Janet Hassett; husband of Minnie Una Hassett of Fremantle, WA

27 May 1917 - to hospital with Rubella

8 December 1918 - to hospital with Bronchitis

21 April 1919 - returned to Australia on board Euripidies for discharge

Medals: Britsh War Medal, Victory Medal