John Thomas HANCHER

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HANCHER, John Thomas

Service Number: 1552
Enlisted: 5 December 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brunswick, Vic., 26 January 1892
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Brunswick State School no 1213
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Redoubt Cemetery, Helles
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ensay War Memorial, Reedy Flat War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1552, 5th Infantry Battalion
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1552, 5th Infantry Battalion
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1552, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
8 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Stella HANCHER