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George Mathison HUNT

Regimental number2332
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
Other NamesGeorge Matheson
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool presser
Address29 London Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Hunt, 29 London Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 16 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

Military Medal

'On the night of 14th/15th June, 1918, at VILLERS BRETONNEUX, east of AMIENS, this N.C.O. displayed great courage in leading his party into the enemy's trenches, and his initiative and coolness in directing and controlling them during the operation, and withdrawal with the identifications.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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