George Sylvester HURN

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HURN, George Sylvester

Service Number: 1960
Enlisted: 11 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia , 1890
Home Town: Peterhead, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Striker
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 July 1918
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1960, 10th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1960, 10th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1960, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by St Peter's Woodlands Grammar School

George Sylvester Hurn

George Sylvester Hurn was born in Broken Hill, New South Wales. His job before he was in the army was a striker. His home town is Peterhead, Port Adelaide.

He was five feet and eight and a half inches. He had grey eyes and brown hair. This was his first time in the war.

He served in the 10th battalion. He died because of wounds. His cemetery is in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France.