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Robert Clive HUNTER

Regimental number613
Place of birthWandary Station, Forbes, New South Wales
SchoolCooerwull Academy, Bowenfels, New South Wales
Other trainingArticled to Solicitor
AddressPrairie Lands Station, Forbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Wallace Hunter, Prairie Lands Station, Forbes, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed with 12th Light Horse on Gallipoli from August 1915 until the evacuation as Sergeant, then transferred to 2nd Battalion Infantry as Lieutenant.
FateKilled in Action 13 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burial'Y' Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier (Row I, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Wallace and Mary Wilson Hunter, Prairie Lands, Forbes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 18878 Bombardier John Anderson HUNTER CdeG (B), 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23 May 1919; 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).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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