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Herbert HURST

Regimental number28780
Place of birthGobar, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressNorth Cobar, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Hurst, North Cobar, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery Trench Mortar Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria Ann HURST
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1940
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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