Eustace Charles HUNT

HUNT, Eustace Charles

Service Number: 497
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Yatala, South Australia, 11 October 1888
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Illness, Australia, 25 March 1920, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
Plot 286N, Path 8, Section N.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill Barrier District Roll of Honour, Broken Hill South Mine Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial, Broken Hill Wesley Uniting Church Memorial Windows
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 497, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 497, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
25 Mar 1920: Involvement Corporal, 497, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 497 awm_unit: 10 Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1920-03-25

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Son of Emma Elizabeth nee CROWN and Thomas HUNT
Husband of Susie Alice HUNT nee MASTERS
Occupation prior to enlistment – Miner at Broken Hill, NSW
Enlisted on August 24, 1914 at Morphettville, South Australia
Served in France
Returned to Australia aboard the “Orontes” in May 1918 and was discharged on September 12, 1918 for “Family Reasons”
Died of tuberculosis on March 25, 1920 and is buried in the Cheltenham Cemetery – Plot 286N, Path 8, Section N.

Biography contributed by VWM Australia

 Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922

Name Eustace Charles Hunt
Birth Date 11 Oct. 1888
Birth Place Yatala
Registration Place Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Father Thomas Charles Hunt
Mother Emma Elizabeth Crown
Page number 333
Volume Number 426