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Herbert Alfred HUNTER

Regimental number3109
Place of birthSouth Australia
SchoolState School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWest Arthur, Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Hunter, West Arthur, Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3109A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death26
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 2), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth HUNTER. Native of Cardering, West Arthur, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 935 Pte John Campbell HUNTER, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 29 July 1915 (was in the landing at Gallipoli and was severely wounded).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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