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William James HUNT

ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address'Yating', Quairading, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Hunt, Streatham, Battle Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 3 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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