• John Michael Benjamin Hassed

Army / Flying Corps
  • 31st Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 8th Brigade
  • Private

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    Unknown
  • Birth

    Bourke, New South Wales, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

Stories and comments
    • Studio portrait of 3831 Private John Michael Benjamin Hassed AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 15 June 2019

    31st Australian Infantry Battalion Accession Number P08516.001 Description Studio portrait of 3831 Private John Michael Benjamin Hassed, 31st Battalion of Morven, Qld. A labourer prior to enlistment, he embarked on 19 September 1916 aboard HMAT Seang Choon (A49) with the 9th Reinforcements. He was killed in action at Polygon Wood, Belgium on 26 September 1917; he was aged 26 years.

    Studio portrait of 3831 Private John Michael Benjamin Hassed
    • AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 15 June 2019

    Service number 3831 Rank Private Unit 31st Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 26 September 1917 Place of Death Belgium Cause of Death Killed in action Age at Death 26 Place of Association Morven, Queensland, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army