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Robert Alexander HUNTER

Regimental number451
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressLower Kent Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Hunter, Lower Kent Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMaryborough, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentL/SGT
Unit name15th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work at Bois de Hangard on 4 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 11 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Family/military connectionsCousin: 2087 Pte Thomas Paul HUNTER, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 12 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Date of death23 August 1972
Place of burialMaryborough Cemetery

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