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Douglas Goldie HUNTER

Regimental number3408
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
SchoolBalaclava and Morelands State Schools, VIC and Melborne High School, Victoria
AddressCamberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Goldie Hunter, 69 Camberwell Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Sgt Major 48th Kooyong Infantry.
Enlistment date18 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOne of the Melbourne High School 1911-12 Champion Team - Commonwealth Competitions - "J" Company 64th Batt 3rd Military District.
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death22.2
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 19), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Clara HUNTER, 100 Harcourt Street, Auburn, Victoria. Native of Kyneton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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