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Hurben Sydney AUSTEN

Regimental number6161
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressVictoria Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Mary Austen, Victoria Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Date of death20 May 1934
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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