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Samuel Francis HUNTER

Regimental number868
Place of birthCastlemaine Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs C A Hunter, Girilambone, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 February 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "7 June and 11 September 1917"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30474(12 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death9 November 1943

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