Hamen Charles HONEYSETT


HONEYSETT, Hamen Charles

Service Numbers: 1719, 1719A
Enlisted: 21 January 1916, Tallawang, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 45th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Tallawang, New South Wales, Australia, 16 August 1892
Home Town: Mebul, Mid-Western Regional, New South Wales
Schooling: Two Mile Flat State School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 24 February 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Goolma Community Honour Roll, Gulgong District Soliders Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1719, 45th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Tallawang, New South Wales
14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1719, 45th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1719, 45th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
24 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 1719A, 45th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
24 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1719A, 45th Infantry Battalion (WW1), German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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"...1719 Private Hamen Charles Honeysett, 45th Battalion. A farmer from Cudgebegong, NSW prior to enlistment, Pte Honeysett embarked with the 2nd Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Ceramic on 14 April 1916. Later wounded in action, he was evacuated to England. After rejoining his unit he was wounded in action for the second time and, on 24 February 1917, aged 25, he succumbed to his wounds and was buried in the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)