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Arthur Brooke HURST

Regimental number884
Place of birthStrathfield, New South Wales
SchoolFort St Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDental mechanic
Address24 Ocean Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Hurst, 24 Ocean Street, Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.9
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Amy HURST, 24 Ocean Road, Manly, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCpl John Crane a cousin was killed at Lone Pine Gallipoli.

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