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Regimental number2667
Place of birthClackmannonshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia15
AddressCardiff, via Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, David Hunter, Cardiff, via Collie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil (lived in exempt area under provisions of Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBelmont, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingnr Corbie, France
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Elizabeth HUNTER, Cardiff, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death24 April 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUNTER David
Red Cross File No 1390803O

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