|Place of birth||Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Artillery Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, G Hurst, Fisher Hill, Castleba, Co Mayo, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Western Australian Light Horse; 14th months in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery (still serving at time of AIF enlistment).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Siege Artillery Brigade|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||36th Heavy Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Seconded to 2nd Division Field Artillery, 25 July 1916, and taken on strength, 22nd Field Artillery Brigade, 26 July 1916.
Transferred to 36th Heavy Artillery Group, 18 January 1917.
On leave to England, 1 December 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 16 December 1917.
Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 17 January 1918 (scabies), and transferred to Divisional Rest Station; discharged to duty, 22 January 1918.
On leave to Paris, 22 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 29 March 1918.
To hospital, 14 April 1918 (accident: scalded right hand); transferred to 64th Casualty Clearing Station, 16 April 1918, and thence to Ambulance Train; admitted to 14th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 16 April 1918; transferred to England, 19 April 1918, and admitted to General Military Hospital, Edmonton (burns: severe). Transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 26 April 1918; discharged on furlough, 2 May 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 16 May 1918.
Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, 10 August 1918.
Marched out to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 14 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 28 February 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 7 April 1919; discharged, Perth, 3 June 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||B103 Part 1states place of birth as Barracks, Thursday Island, Queensland.|