Herbert John HUNT MC, MC

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HUNT, Herbert John

Service Number: 2898
Enlisted: 22 July 1915
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Strathan, England, United Kingdom, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Hospital Orderly
Died: Killed in action, France, 10 August 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery, France
Memorials: Busselton War Memorial, Mosman Park Memorial Rotunda
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2898, 16th Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2898, 16th Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2898, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
2 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 16th Infantry Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4th Machine Gun Battalion
15 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 4th Machine Gun Battalion
4 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 4th Machine Gun Battalion
15 May 1917: Honoured Military Cross
30 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 4th Machine Gun Battalion
4 Oct 1917: Honoured Military Cross, Awarded the Military Cross Military Cross For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in France 1917.
10 Aug 1918: Involvement Lieutenant

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