Hans CHRISTOPHER

Birthplace
Gatton
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Tinsmith
Enlisted
28-November-1916
Place
Brisbane
Age
20
Status
Single
Service No
3383
Rank
Private
Unit
49th Battalion, 9th Reinforcements
Embarked
24-January-1917
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
June 1918
Notes

Name on ROH: J.H. CHRISTOPHER

 

Hans Christopher's fitst enlistment ended after four months at Enoggera camp when he was discharged as medically unfit. His second attempt was successful and he eventually arrived in France in August 1917. After three months he was evacuated to Norfolk War Hospital suffering from 'trench feet'. His condition did not improve and in June 1918 he was invalided to Australia. He was discharged in August, aged 22.  

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