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William HUNTER

Regimental number619
Place of birthNorthumberland, England
SchoolPresbyterian School, Wooler, Northumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Powell Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Hunter, Clevelend Terrace, Newbeggin, Northumberland, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force in England.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 3rd to 9th
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJohnston's Jolly (Special Memorial 26), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane HUNTER, 2 Cleveland Terrace, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, England. Native of Wooler, Northumberland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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