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Arthur Poyntz HIRST

Regimental number1539
Place of birthHobart Tas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBothwell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Arthur C. Hurst, Bothwell, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 28 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateDied as a result of accident 22 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCalais Southern Cemetery (Plot E, Row I, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Maria HIRST, Hobart, Tasmania

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