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Eric Marsden Hassall (1899–1916)

Mr. T.M. Hassall, of Hawthorne, Cremorne, has received news that his eldest son Gunner E. M. Hassalls, 22 years of age, has ben killed in action in France. Gunner Hassall was one of the first to enlist on the outbreak of the warm, and was with the artilery throughout the Gallipoli Campaign. He had been serving in France since May last. (Mr. T. F. Hassall was formerly manager of the Goulburn branch of the Bank of New South Wales. Gunner Hassall (Eric) was edeucated at King's College, and was working in Goulburn. The news of his death has been rceived in the city with the deepest regret.)

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'Hassall, Eric Marsden (1899–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 May 2024.

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30 November, 1899
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia


12 November, 1916 (aged 16)
Somme, Picardie, France

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