LEST WE FORGET 

Air Mechanic Second Class Edgar Emanuel HANSMAN

Service No: 883
Born: Sydney NSW, April 1892
Enlisted in the Army: 25 September 1916
Unit: No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Illness (Lymphatic Leukaemia), At Sea, 28 December 1917, Aged 25 Years
Buried: At Sea
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Abraham and Alice Hansman, of 3 Marion Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Born at Sydney
Place of Association: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: The Great Synagogue Roll of Honour Book, Sydney NSW
Remembered: The Great Synagogue World War I Roll of Honour, Sydney NSW

Air Mechanic Hansman served with No. 4 Squadron before being taken ill and was being repatriated on the Hospital Ship Karoola when he passed away.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, HANSMAN E E
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

Bibliography:

Richards, E.J. (Edward John) Australian Airmen: History of the 4th Squadron, publisher unknown, c1919

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