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Sinclair Edward HUNT

Regimental number3244
Place of birthSingleton, New South Wales
SchoolEast Maitland High School, West Newland Boys' School, Kirkton, New South Wales
Other trainingUndergraduate at Sydney University
OccupationSchool teacher
Address73 Holborrow Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Hunt, 73 Holborrow Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 49), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Barbara HUNT 'Alawa', Chelmsford Avenue, Croydon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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