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Herman August KURING

Regimental number626
Date of birth18 March 1895 ; secondary dob: 15/03/1895
Place of birthUllina, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBaker
AddressBucknall Street, Carisbrook, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinHenry Kuring
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: INF7
Promotion date: 9 May 1915

Captain


Unit: INF59
Promotion date: 3 September 1915


Unit: INF59
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: "25 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 18 May 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 10 October 1918
Other details

Date of first appointment, 9 May 1915. Promoted to substantive rank of Lieutenant 3 September 1915. Promoted to Major 29 April 1917. Served temporarily as Lieutenant Colonel 9 October 1917. Enlisted and served in World War II. Died at Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Brother: Arthur Ernest Kuring - RAN Wireless Service and AIF.

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