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Regimental number3869
Place of birthColac, Victoria
SchoolColac State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHenty, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, D Hurley, Henty, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialSunken road Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Contalmaison, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denis and Mary HURLEY, Henty, Victoria. Native of Colac, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 249 Driver Thomas Joseph HURLEY, 2nd Pioneer Bn, died of wounds, 12 January 1917; 2392 Sergeant Jeremiah HURLEY, 46th Bn, died of wounds, 13 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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