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any SOLDIER known to have died as a POW is indicated by

HALL, POSSIBLY Charles William - Private 5835
- memorial has W. C. Hall
- served with 24th Battalion (Infantry)
- embarked from Melbourne 2 Oct 1916 on HMAT Nestor
- wife, Janet Hall, 17 Crimea St, St Kilda
- KILLED IN ACTION 5 Oct 1918 in France
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HAMILTON, Arthur Nicholson - Private 12716
- born 1893 Malvern, Victoria 1 of 10 known children of William Herdman HAMILTON & Charlotte AITKEN
- enlisted in Sydney
- a Traveller of 'Clifton', Orrong Rd, Elsternwick
- served with 5th Australian Divisional Train
- embarked from Sydney 9 April 1916 on HMAT Nestor
- mother, W. H. Hamilton of same address (father's initials)
- DIED OF HIS WOUNDS 2 Oct 1917 in France aged 37?
- Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
* 5' 10", fresh complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair
* Arthur's brother, William Lockhart Hamilton (green eyes, black hair), served as Lieutenant 653 with 1st Divisional Train, embarking from Melbourne 19 Oct 1914 on HMAT Benalla. Mentioned in Despatches as Captain Hamilton on 9 April 1917 and again 7 April 1918. Served from 20 Aug 1914 - discharged 5 Aug 1920

HAMILTON, Charles Builth 'Bert'- Sergeant 937
- Middle name incorrectly spelled 'Builow' on original record
- born 2 April 1895 in Morwell, Gippsland to James Alfred HAMILTON & Elizabeth Jane SAMUEL
- enlisted from Melbourne, 17 Aug 1914 as a 19 year old Sergeant of Blackwood St, Murrumbeena (was a Cadet at Caulfield)
- Clerk with the Federal land tax department
- served with 5 Infantry Battalion
- embarked from Melbourne 21 Oct 1914 on HMAT Orvieto
- father, James A. Hamilton, same address, & Hemming St, Dandenong, & Templeton Street, Wangaratta, Victoria & 26 McKillop St, Geelong
- DIED OF HIS WOUNDS 18 May 1915 at No.19 British General Hospital (Deaconesses Hospital), Alexandria aged 20
- Grave 439 Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
* 6' 1", clear complexion, grey eyes, brown hair
* made Corporal Aug 1914, made Sergeant Sep 1914, made 2nd Lieut April 1915
* died from wounds received 12 May 1915 at the Dardanelles
* had a brother Trevor S. Hamilton

HAMMAND, Charles Eric - Driver 3325
- born Feb 1885 at Poowong, South Gippsland
- Farmer of Murrumbeena
- served with 7th Battery 3rd Brigade Australian Field Artillery
- embarked from Melbourne 11 Oct 1915 on HMAT Nestor
- mother, Catherine Mary Olsen, Murrumbeena
- KILLED IN ACTION 30 May 1918 in France aged 33
- Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension, France
* 5' 6", fresh complexion, blue eyes, black hair
* from the link as his name - Driver 3325, Charles Eric Hammand, 7th Battalion, of Murrumbeena, Vic. A farmer prior to enlisting in July 1915, Hammand embarked from Melbourne with the 11th Reinforcements on board HMAT Nestor (A71) on 11 October 1915. In February 1916 he was transferred to the 59th Battalion and in March to the 57th Battery Australia Field Artillery. He arrived in France for service on the Western Front in June 1916 and in January 1917, was transferred to the 3rd Field Artillery Brigade. Driver Hammand was killed in action in France on 30 May 1918. He was 33 years of age.
* transferred from 7th to 59th Battalion 26 Feb 1916
* had a sister, Susy Constance Hammand of Murrumbeena

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HANSEN, Frank - Private 4234
- born March 1889 in Melbourne
- a Market Gardener of 4 Koornang Rd, East Caulfield
- served with 13th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion, 102nd Howitzer Battery 2nd Brigade
- embarked from Melbourne 29 Dec 1915 on HMAT Demosthenes
- father, Hans Hansen of same address
- KILLED IN ACTION 1 Aug 1917 Zillebeke in Belgium while serving with the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
- Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium
* 5'2half, fresh complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair
* brother of Lawrence Hansen below
* eye witness accounts
... Gunner Hansen, brother of Sgt L. Hansen 1401 1st Fld Art., was in my sub sect, and was killed on 1st or 2nd August last before Zillebeke, by 5'9 shell, and was buried by 3rd F.A. Battery men close to their then position, about 1 mile in front of Zillebeke. Gynner Hansen went forward with an Officer as a runner and did some tremendously good work uner very heavy fire, so mucj so that the Officer had made up his mind to recommend him for distinction, but on his way back he stopped and talking to some 3rd Battery, F.A.B. chaps and was killed

HANSEN, Lawrence 'Lawrie' - Driver 1401
- born Jan 1896 in Melbourne
- Driver of 4 Koornang Rd, East Caulfield
- served with 1st Brigade Australian Field Artillery
- embarked from Melbourne 20 Nov 1914 on HMAT Shropshire
- mother, Margarita Mary Hansen, of same address
- KILLED IN ACTION 30 Sep at Westhoek Ridge, Belgium
- buried Dickebysch Cemetery
- re-interred in The Huts Cemetery, Belgium
* 5'6", dark complexion, brown eyes, brown hair
* brother of Frank Hansen above
* eye witness accounts
... Hansen was a Sgt in D. Subsection and was killed at night when we were going up to a position at Westhoek Ridge, by a piece of shell, he was holding an officer's horse when he was killed. A shell got him and killed him out right. I was about two teams behind him at the time. We took him back to the Wagon lines and he was buried next day at Dickebusch Cemetery. He was a fine chap, we were very sorry to lose him. He had a brother killed about a month before, a gunner in the same Battery
... he was only with us a short time. He was a thick-set fair man, clean shaven, about 30 or a little over, about 5ft 4 or 5
... he was a Serg, and one of the finest fellows, his brother was killed and buried in the same cemetery
... I saw him hit by a piece of shell and killed instantly at Menin Road, Ypres
... he was taking his gun into action during the Passchendaele advance when an H.E. shell landed alongside him
* The Argus, 1 Oct 1915 HANSEN. - On the 30th September, at her residence,
Koornang road, Caulfield, Margarita Mary, beloved wife of Mr Hans Hansen, and loving mother of Jack, Mrs E. M. Cooper, Will, Alf (M.A.), Mrs R. Sinclair, Mrs B. B. Courtney, Mrs R. Westwood (N.Z.), Tom, L.-Corporal Fred, Driver Lawrence, Private Frank (on active service), Annie, and Dagmar, aged 83 years.
Dearly loved, deeply mourned.

HANSON, C. R. Hanson mm
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- father Frederick Joseph Harris
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HARRIS, William Charles - Private 4131
- a Plasterer of Dunedin House, Balaclava Rd, Caulfield
- served with 22 Infantry Battalion
- embarked from Melbourne 7 March 1916 on HMAT Wiltshire
- father, Frederick Harris of same address
- DIED OF HIS WOUNDS 22 July 1918 at France
- Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme

HARRISON, Charles Frederick - Private 630
- Clerk of 58 Gourlay St, Balaclava
- served with 24 Infantry Battalion
- embarked from Melbourne 10 May 1915 on HMAT Euripides
- mother, Margaret Harrison, 58 Gourlay St, Balaclava
- KILLED IN ACTION 3 May 1917 in France
- Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France

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HASTINGS, Arthur George Howard - private 931
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HOPE, W. L. B.
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HUON, Charles Denbigh - Company Sergeant Major 904
- born to John Francis HUON (1847-1907) & Sabina Jane DENBIGH (1860-1930)
- a Grazier of 'Bungoona' Houn, Victoria
- served with 4th Battalion (Infantry)
- embarked from Sydney 20 Oct 1914 on HMAT Euripides
- mother, Sabina Huon, 84 St George's Rd. Elsternwick
- KILLED IN ACTION 4 Oct 1917 in Belgium
- Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium
* 5' 8", ruddy complexion, brown eyes, black hair
* brother, Harold Paul Huon, Private 905, embarked with him on the Euripides
* sister, Ada Evaline Huon served as Staff Nurse, embarking from Melbourne 7 Sep 1917
* to get the name Houn (of Houn, Victoria) ... Charles Denbigh Houn's father was John Francis Huon ... HIS father was Paul Huon (1799-1849) ... HIS father was Gabriel de KERRILEAU (1769-1828) from France who was a pioneer of Huon
* Charles's siblings:
* 1880 - 1890 Helen Beatrice Huon
* 1881 - 1961 Elsie Maude Huon
* 1883 - 1936 Arthur Francis Huon
* 1885 - 1971 Robert Edward Huon (twin with Winifred, 7 Nov 1885 - 17 April 1971)
* 1885 - 1971 Winifred May Huon (twin with Robert, 7 Nov 1885 - 9 Jan 1971)
* 1887 - 1955 Florence Isabel Huon
* 1888 - 1917 Charles Denbigh Huon
* 1890 - 1972 Harold Paul Huon
* 1892 - 1950 Ada Evaline Huon. Ada married Frank Bertram MacCASKIE 31 March 1919 in Ahmednagar India. A son, Frank Huon MaCaskie [1920-1943 died in WWII. Served with the 147 (The Essex Yeomanry) Field Regt. Royal Artillery
* 1895 - 1977 John Francis Huon

HURLEY, John Cromwell - Lance Corporal 5931
- a Clerk of Orrong Rd, Armadale
- served with 22nd Battalion (Infantry)
- embarked from Melbourne 2 Oct 1916 on HMAT Nestor
- wife, Alice May Hurley, Rosella St, Murrumbeena
- DIED 3 May 1917 in France aged
- Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France

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