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George Bruce Fletcher HUNT

Regimental number2672
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, Stanmore, New South Wales, and Superior Public School, Petersham, New South Wales
OccupationStation overseer
AddressWyoming, Dandaloo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A E Hunt, 'Robel', Rangers Avenue, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets 36th Battalion 1911-12.
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMember of Champion Team, Brigade Competitions Senior Cadets 1911-12 received Silver Medal. Commonwealth Military Competitions, Member of Champion Team. Commonwealth Competitions Senior Cadets 1912-13 received Gold Medal.
FateKilled in Action 2 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name George Bruce
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. I), Ovillers-La Boisellle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Sarah HUNT, "Robel", Ranger's Avenue, Mosman, New South Wales. Native of Dandaloo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of Alfred Stanley Hunt who served in same Battalion in France.

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