Hans Edvart (Harry) ANDREASON

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ANDREASON , Hans Edvart

Service Numbers: 1826A, 1826
Enlisted: 11 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 105th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery
Born: Arendel, Norway, 27 October 1893
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Steward
Died: Died of Wounds (GSW multiple), Lijssenthoek, Poperinge, Belgium, 9 November 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XXII, Row AA, Grave No. 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, National War Memorial (South Australia)
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World War 1 Service

11 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1826A, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1826A, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1826A, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
1 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 13th Field Artillery Brigade
31 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1826A, 5th Australian Field Artillery Battery, Third Ypres
9 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1826, 105th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery, 2nd Passchendaele

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Biography

Son of Thomas ANDREASON and Husband of Myrtle Olive (nee GREER)

"Gunner H. E. ANDREASON, of the 105th Gun Howitzer Battery, formerly of the 9th Light Horse, husband of Mrs. Myrtle Andreason, died from gunshot wounds in the arms and abdomen at 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station on November 9. He sailed from Australia on January 11, 1916. He leaves one child." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 08 Dec 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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