William Francis Xavier Hanlon was a chemist's assistant in Ballarat when he enlisted on the 10th July 1915. He was 18 years of age and single. He had been born in Ballarat. He was sent to the 6th Australian Field Ambulance, with Regimental No. 9635. Later he transferred to the 12'h Australian Field Ambulance. He was seriously wounded in the area of Villers-Bretonneux, and was evacuated to the 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital where he died on 3rd April 1918. He is buried in the Douellen Communal Cemetery No 1, France.
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