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Hugh Armitage SALMON

Regimental number21012
Place of birthMaclay River New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarmer
AddressGoomboorian, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Salmon, Goomboorian, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 34th Battery
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 15 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 8), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Lucy SALMON; husband of Elizabeth SALMON, Goomboorian, Gympie, Queensland. Native of Kempsey, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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