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Joseph HUNT

Regimental number6989
Place of birthCropstone Road, Anstey, Leicester, England
SchoolCouncil School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
AddressMetheel, Coolamon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, E. Hunt, Groby Road, Austy, Leicester, England
Previous military serviceServed four years in Territorials.
Enlistment date14 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*surname is HUNT given name is Joseph
Place of death or woundingWestern Front
Age at death25
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLIII, Row A, Grave No. 3), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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