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Robert George HUNTER

Regimental number95
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
SchoolWallsend Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressWilson Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice Hunter,Wilsons Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Special Memorial), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary HUNTER; husband of Beatrice HUNTER, Wilson Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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