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Soldier profiles

Name : HANSEN, EDWARD JOHN
Service Number : VX58178
Date of Birth : 09/02/1920
Place of Birth : CLIFTON HILL, VIC
Known as : TED
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 23/06/1941
Locality on Enlistment : PRESTON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : HANSEN, EDWARD
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : DRIVER
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 19/12/1945
Date Died : 19/09/2011
Age at Death : 91
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0037 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6123925 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   C_HAMLEY_1.jpg,   C_HAMLEY_2.jpg,   Past article (size 291kB),   Photo,   Photo taken at Ted's home 28/03/2006 by A. Holland,   G_ATKINS_7.jpg,   G_ATKINS_12.jpg,   G_ATKINS_21.jpg,   G_ATKINS_22.jpg

Background : Repatriated to Australia on H.M.A.S. Manunda. More information about Ted is in the November 2011 Association newsletter on this website.