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Hansen, Charles Joshua (7871)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 24 years 9 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 13 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 7871            view online service record

237 Bridge Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Thomas H Hansen (father)
237 Bridge Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 11 October 1915
Ship: HMAT Nestor A71
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: First Australian General Hospital – Special Reinforcements

RTA: Thursday, 27 September 1917
Discharged: Thursday, 28 February 1918

Brother: Norman Victor Hansen

Before enlisting, Charles was a locomotive fireman on the Port Melbourne Railway.

1916 ‘[No heading].’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 22 January, p. 1, viewed 6 January, 2016,

C J Hanson [sic] is listed on the Roll of Honour for the Port Melbourne Branch of the Protestant Alliance Friendly Society (PAFS)

1917 ‘PORT P.A.F.S.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 20 January, p. 3. , viewed 29 Dec 2016,

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