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Hurtle Augustus MERRITT

Regimental number2864
Place of birthHorsham Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressRainbow, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Merritt, Rainbow, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHebecourt British Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary MERRITT, Rainbow, Victoria. Native of Horsham, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsChristian name incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Hartle.

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