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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Hannan, Victor Lawrence (2474)

Place of Birth: Hendon, England

Age: 25 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Monday, 12 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2474 view online service record

95 Cobden Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
E M Hannan (mother)
95 Cobden Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 14 March 1916
Ship: HMAT Anchises A68
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion – 4th Reinforcements

KIA: Sunday, 10 June 1917
Place: France

Private, 46 Infantry, killed in action 10 June, 1917, Belgium, age 27, commemorated Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium 

2474A (Parents: Alexander and Ellen HANNAN; wife Mrs Elizabeth HANNAN, born Hendon, Middlesex England (aged six months on arrival), educated Doncaster and Dorcas Street SS, 120 Raglan Street. Enlisted with his wife and parents at 95 Cobden Street, although Ellen was at 141 Station Street, Port Melbourne by the time he was killed.  Port Melbourne shown as his location on the Casualty List)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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