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Rupert John Rostron HURST

Regimental number688
Date of birth--/10/1897
Place of birthSouth Perth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
AddressOfficers Quarters, Tuckfield Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Major J H Hurst, Officers' Quarters, Tuckfield Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military service11th AGA
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 2
Promotion date: 3 May 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 2
Promotion date: 4 August 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919

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