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Thomas Paul HUNTER

Regimental number2087
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolAlbert State School, Maryborough, Queensland
AddressMary Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr John Hunter, Mary Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2807
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDeceased offered himself to the AIF three times in his home town Maryborough but was rejected owing to varicose veins. Finally he went to Bundaberg and succeeded in joining.
FateKilled in Action 12 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 4), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth HUNTER, Mary Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: 451 Sergeant Robert Alexander HUNTER MM, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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