Andrew HACKET

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HACKET, Andrew

Service Number: 5008
Enlisted: 24 March 1916, Port Pirie, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Germein, South Australia, 13 May 1896
Home Town: Port Germein, Mount Remarkable, South Australia
Schooling: Port Germein Public School
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (GSW abdomen), Flers, France, 8 November 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
V. F. 13,
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Murray Town Enlistments Memorial, Port Germein War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5008, Port Pirie, South Australia
24 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5008, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5008, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Bulla, Adelaide
5 Nov 1916: Wounded Private, SN 5008, 27th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt, GSW (abdomen)
8 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5008, 27th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography

Wounded in Action at Flers 05 Nov 1916 and died from those wounds 3 days later on 08 Nov 1916.

"THE LATE PRIVATE ANDREW HACKET.

Private Andrew Hacket, who enlisted from Murraytown in March, 1916, was killed in action in France on November 7. He was born at Port Germein on May 13, 1896, and spent his 20th birthday in camp. He sailed for England on June 24. His manly disposition won for him the respect and admiration of all who knew him." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 02 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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