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Edmund HUNGERFORD

Regimental number3868
Place of birthNevrea New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressPiangil, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E Hungerford, Piangil, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Marked coolness and determination while in charge of Platoon, setting fine example and rendering valuable services.
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3867 Corporal Charles HUNGERFORD MM, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918; 5375 Pte William George HUNGERFORD, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Date of death13 June 1977
Place of burialNyah Cemetery

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