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John Herbert HURST

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressArtillery Barracks, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinMrs E F Hurst, Military Quarters, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Order of St.Michael and St.George


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Order de la Couronne


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 53
Date: 16 June 1921

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: Cg 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Groix de Guerre (Belgium), Ordr de la Couronne,1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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