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James Steadman HURREY

Place of birthHerberton Qld
Address92 Vic Street, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs V Hurrey, c/o A Rodgers, Esq, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross (No award)


Consistent good work and personal bravery. Conspicuous for leadership at Pozieres which resulted in valuable services being rendered.
Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917

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