Fredrick Nicholas HANSEN

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HANSEN, Fredrick Nicholas

Service Numbers: 733, 733
Enlisted: 26 February 1915, Enlisted at Colac, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Colac, Colac-Otway, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, At sea on board HS Rewa, 30 October 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at sea Panel 66 Rev. B.N. Kulan officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

26 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 733, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Colac, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 733, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 733, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
27 Oct 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 733, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shrapnel wounds to the thigh and died at sea on board HS Rewa

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Nicholas Hansen and Emma Jane Hansen nee Boyd of 12 Glasshouse Lane, Collingwood, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal