Edgar Emanuel HANSMAN


HANSMAN, Edgar Emanuel

Service Number: 883
Enlisted: 24 September 1916, Royal Agricultural Showground, Sydney
Last Rank: Second Class Air Mechanic
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Fort St. Sydney & Technical College
Occupation: Boot Manufacturer
Died: Lymphatic Leukaemia, At sea aboard HMAT A63 Karoola, 28 December 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at Sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Petersham Fort Street High School Great War Honour Roll, Sydney The Great Synagogue Roll of Honour, Victorian Jewish War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1916: Enlisted Royal Agricultural Showground, Sydney
17 Jan 1917: Involvement SN 883, No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
17 Jan 1917: Embarked SN 883, No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, RMS Omrah, Melbourne
28 Dec 1917: Involvement Second Class Air Mechanic, SN 883, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of Abraham and Alice Hansman, of 3, Marion St., Redfern, New South Wales.

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Edgar Emanuel HANSMAN was born in Regent St Sydney in 1892

His parents were Abraham HANSMAN & Alice ISAACS who married in Sydney in 1888


His brother Hyam Joseph HANSMAN (SN 2578) was Killed in Action on 3rd December, 1917