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Harold Robert HUNTER

Regimental number5126
Place of birthWandin Vic
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCivil servant
AddressWandin North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Henry Hunter, Wandin North, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


For conspicuous gallantry as a signaller during the action near Bullecourt in laying and repairing the line to the captured positions under very heavy fire. This work was practically continuous and most valuable.
Recommendation date: 12 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry as a signaller during the action near BULLECOURT on 3rd May 1917 in laying and repairing the line to the captured positions under very heavy fire. This work was practically continuous and was most valuable.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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