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John Anderson HUNTER

Regimental number18878
Place of birthForbes New South Wales
Address'Koyong', Forbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Hunter, 'Koyong', Forbes, New South Wales
Previous military service42nd Infantry
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre (Belgian)

Recommendation date: 4 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Robert Clive HUNTER, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 13 June 1916; 18879 Gunner William Kilpatrick HUNTER, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad (still overseas); Captain Ronald James HUNTER, Australian Army Medical Corps, effective abroad (still overseas).

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