|Place of birth||Wedderburn, Campbelltown, New South Wales|
|School||Alexandria Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||27 Warialda Street, Kogarah, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H Hurdis, 27 Warialda Street, Kogarah, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Final rank incorrectly recorded as Private on Nominal Roll.|
|Age at death||20|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 10), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Harriet HURDIS, 132 Henderson Road, Alexandria, New South Wales; Sister: Mary Hurdis, School Hall, Flinders Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales.|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2919 Pte Thomas HURDIS, 59th Bn, died of wounds, 3 October 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 6 January 1916.
Transferred to 54th Bn, 14 February 1916; taken on strength, 16 February 1916.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 1 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19-20 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HURDIS John|