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Regimental number2919
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYetman via Warialda, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Hurdis, 27 Warialda Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*surname two spellings Hurdies and Hudis
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. IA), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Harriet HURDIS, 132 Henderson Road, Alexandria, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2818 Pte John HURDIS, 54th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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