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Regimental number769
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address'Rocta', Oakwood, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39.6
Height5' 5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Mary Bourke, 'Rocta', Oakwood, Inverell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date19 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Demosthenes', 26 January 1919 (malaria); discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 19 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 January 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, HINES Hugh

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