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George Sylvester HURN

Regimental number1960
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStriker
Addressc/o Mrs W Hurn, Peterhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hurn, Sandhill Street, Peterhead, South Australia
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 29 July 1916

FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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