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CLARENCE JAMES HANSON

HANSON, CLARENCE JAMES 

RANK:   PRIVATE        SERIAL NO:  23767
                         

UNIT:    WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT

BORN:   01/10/1893  -  LEVIN, N.Z.        

DIED:     31/07/1917        DIED OF WOUNDS    
              
PLACE:   BELGIUM        

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mr and Mrs John James HANSON, LINDSAY, WAIPUKURAU

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs James HANSON (mother), WAIPUKURAU

OCCUPATION:  FARMER

EMPLOYER:   J. M. HARDING, WAIPUKURAU

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   WAIPUKURAU
 
HEIGHT:  5’ 8½”        WEIGHT:     11st        CHEST:   31½”

COMP:   MEDIUM          EYES:   GREY          HAIR:  LIGHT BROWN  

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   MESSINES RIDGE N.Z. MEMORIAL
                         BRITISH CEMETERY, BELGIUM
                    
 ENLISTED:   TRENTHAM            DATE:   07/02/1916  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    13th    

MILITARY RECORD:
PRE-WAR   9th WELLINGTON EAST COAST MOUNTED RIFLES
07/02/1916.  POSTED TO ‘B’ COY, 13th REINFORCEMENTS, TRENTHAM.
31/05/1916.  LEFT N.Z. FOR ENGLAND ON HMNZT 64 ‘WILLOCHRA’.
26/07/1916.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K .
27/07/1916.  JOINED 3rd RESERVE BTN, AUCKLAND MOUNTED RIFLES, ‘SLING’.
25/09/1916.  PROCEEDED OVERSEAS FROM ‘SLING’.
12/10/1916.  JOINED 2nd BATTALION, WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT.
31/07/1917.  DIED OF WOUNDS, IN THE FIELD, BELGIUM.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.