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Frederick Russell HURST

Regimental number37601
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
SchoolNapier Street State School, Fitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDiamond setter
AddressHoward Road, Mont Albert, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Hurst, Howard Road, Mont Albert, Victoria
Enlistment date18 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th MTM Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFred Hurst was the making of a fine athlete (a brilliant cricketer, footballer and footrunner). He was a manly young fellow, scruplously fair on the field and possessed a very winning manner.
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row H, Grave No. I), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie HURST, "Dalco", Howard Road, Mont Albert, Victoria
Family/military connectionsOnly brother 6361 Pte Ambrose Sydney Hurst killed action 18/8/18.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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