Lancelot Ramsay HANNAFORD


HANNAFORD, Lancelot Ramsay

Service Number: 665
Enlisted: 26 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Murray Bridge, South Australia, 17 January 1890
Home Town: Murray Bridge, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Schooling: Murray Bridge Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Bank Manager
Died: Wounds received at Gallipoli, "At Sea" aboard H.S. Soudan, 22 May 1915, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at Sea
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Keswick Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Board WW1, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Murray Bridge Hospital Memorial Gates, Murray Bridge Roll of Honour WW1, Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Roll, Tailem Bend and District Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Lancelot Ramsay HANNAFORD was born on 17th January, 1890 at Murray Bridge, South Australia

His parents were William George HANNAFORD and Alice CLEGGETT



His brother Victor Roy HANNAFORD served in WW1  (SN2747)

another brother Harold Keith HANNAFORD also served in WW1 (SN7013) - both returned to Australia in 1919