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Regimental number3167
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
SchoolPrinces Hill State School, Victoria
AddressPrinces Hill, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Hummerston, 73 Wilson Street, Princes Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Color Sergeant in Princes Hill Cadet Corps.
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death31
Family/military connectionsBrother to William R Hummerston MM and Leslie F Hummerston died 9/10/17.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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