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Alan Newcombe HYETT

Regimental number285
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolSt Andrew's College, Bendigo and Caulfield Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingMelbourne University, Ormond College
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSolicitor
AddressAscot Park, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Barkly Hyett, Ascot Park, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 15), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Barkley and Elizabeth Bornes HYETT, Ascot Park, Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers Capt H R Hyett HAMC, and Lieut R F Hyett RFC.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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