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Hedley Arthur GURR

Regimental number34422
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressElphin Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Jeremiah B Gurr, Elphin Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 14), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and Isabel GURR, 10 Richards Avenue, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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