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Robert Henry HUNT

Regimental number1134
Date of birth10 September 1896
Place of birthPolkemmet, Victoria
SchoolPolkemmet State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationContractor
AddressQuantong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Henry W Hunt, Quantong, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1110 Pte Frederick Lampard HUNT, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 19 April 1917, Gaza, Palestine.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as Corporal, Volunteer Defence Corps, Horsham, Victoria.
Date of death5 January 1986
Place of burialCremated: Ballarat Crematorium, Victoria

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