Herbert Walter (Herb) HANSEN

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HANSEN, Herbert Walter

Service Number: 1950
Enlisted: 21 January 1915, Lismore, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wyrallah, New South Wales, 7 November 1890
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Lismore Public School
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915, aged 24 years
Cemetery: 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery
Special Memorial A.74
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

21 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1950, Lismore, New South Wales
16 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1950, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1950, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
13 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1950, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1950, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (ear - slight)
8 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1950, 15th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

'PRIVATE HANSEN.

Information has been received In Lismore that Private Herb Hansen has been killed in action. Deceased, who was a son of Mr. W. Hansen, Keen Street, was a joiner by trade, and was also prominent on the football field.' from The Daily Telegraph 15 Sep 1915 (nla.gov.au)

'PERSONAL.

Information has been received in Lismore that Private Herb Hansen, was killed in action on 8th August. The deceased was well-known in Casino, being in the employ of Jones and Brewster for some time. He was a prominent footballer and a member of the old Casino volunteer cadets.' from Casino and Kyogle Courier and North Coast Advertiser 15 Sep 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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