02/10/1914- Initial Medical Examination Completed at Bunbury WA
14/06/1915- Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Bunbury WA then Posted to Depot as Private
19/07/1915- Allotted to 2nd Reinforcements 28th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA as Private
23/07/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Demosthenes ” bound for Egypt
14/08/1915- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
12/10/1915- Taken on Strength 28th Battalion in the field Gallipoli Peninsular
13/12/1915- Admitted 2nd General Hospital Ghezireh Egypt ( Rheumatic Fever ) ex Hospital Ship ex 1st Casualty Clearing Station ex 3rd Field Ambulance
04/01/1916- To Convalescent Depot Helouan Egypt
07/01/1916- Discharged to Training Camp Helouan Egypt
19/01/1916- Rejoined Battalion in the field Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ex Sickness
15/02/1916- Admittred No. 1 Stationary Hospital Ismailia Egypt ex 2nd Casualty Clearing Station ( Mumps ) then to 4th Aux Hospital Heliopolis Egypt
06/03/1916- Rejoined Unit  at Overseas Training Base Moascar/Ghezireh Egypt ex Sickness
16/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
23/03/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France ex Egypt
29/07/1916- Reported Missing in Action France, then report received of being wounded in action ( Gunshot wounds Compound Fracture of Humerus of left arm, shrapnel wounds to right arm, right shoulder and back.
04/10/1916- Acknowledgement from Germans that HANNAN was taken as Prisoner of War to Munster, Germany
13/12/1916- POW transferred to Switzerland – arrived at Hotel Eiger, Murren, Switzerland on 14/12
11/09/1917- Repatriated Prisoner of War arrived in London and taken to 1st London General Hospital
14/09/1917- Transferred to 1st Aux Hospital Harefield England
21/09/1917- Granted Leave England
05/10/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Leave
21/11/1917- Admitted Burdon Military Hospital Weymouth England ( Dangerously Ill )
21/12/1917- Embarked Devonport England aboard ” Persic ” for Return to Australia
04/02/1918- Disembarked Fremantle WA ex England
05/02/1918- Medical Board Report at No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle WA- Stated as Medically Unfit- Disability due to Gunshot Wound to Left Arm, Right Arm & Back
16/04/1918- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )

13/06/1918- Rejoined Home Service as Camp Police, Blackboy Hill WA
08/08/1918- Discharged from Service – No Longer Required.

 

BROTHER ALSO SERVED:-

HANNAN, Leonard Vernon – 3114 – 48th Battalion – Died of Wounds 29/06/1918, Corbie, FRANCE.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/1915 Star – Medal No. 5472

British War Medal – No. 4238

Victory Medal – No. 4235

AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY WOUNDED AND MISSING FILE

London, 11/10/1916–  POW interred at Reserve Lazarett, Bergkaserne, Munster- Certified by AIF Headquarters List dated 07/10/1916′

London, 28/12/1916- POW transferred  to Switzerland on 12/12/1916- Certified by letter from F. QUIRK dated 12/12/1916.

London, 18/09/1917- POW returned to England- Admitted No. 1 London General Hospital.
12/09/1917- In Good Health.
Certified by Miss CHOMLEY, 14/09/1917.