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Basil Benjamin HUNTER

Regimental number3758
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressCecil Park, via Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Hunter, Cecil Park, via Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 26A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Martha HUNTER, "Halston", Sydney Road, Auburn, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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