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Robert HURST

Regimental number3261
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBarton Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Hurst, Barton Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Bridgett HURST

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