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Hugh Stit Joseph SALMON

Regimental number6831
Place of birthBrewarrina, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressMertin Street, Bourke, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, F Salmon, Wentworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Boy Scouts before enlisting.
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 January 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Hugh Stitt
Age at death25.4
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 10), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Alice SALMON. Native of Brewarrina, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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