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Bertie James HUCKER

Regimental number6573
Place of birthBristol, England
SchoolSt Georges Secondary School, Bristol, England
Age on arrival in Australia20.8
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressMacksville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Hucker, 146 Oxford Street, Totterdown Bristol, England
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was promoted to Corporal whilst undergoing his training in England at the Musketry School also acting Instructor on Lewis Gun
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Special Memorial 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James and Jane Hucker
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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