Hurtle Ralph HARVEY

HARVEY, Hurtle Ralph

Service Number: 3347
Enlisted: 13 August 1915, Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Prospect Hill, South Australia, 30 July 1896
Home Town: Kadina, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 2 April 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Noreuil Australian Cemetery, Picardie
Special Memorial B 7, Noreuil Australian Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cowell Men from Franklin Harbour WW1 Roll of Honour, Cowell War Memorial, Kadina & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Kadina War Memorial Arch, Meadows War Memorial, Prospect Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3347, 10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3347, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Benalla embarkation_ship_number: A24 public_note: ''
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
20 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages
2 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3347, 50th Infantry Battalion, Noreuil, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3347 awm_unit: 50 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-04-02

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Hurtle Ralph HARVEY was born on 30th July, 1896 in Prospect Hill, South Australia

His parents were James HARVEY and Martha Matilda TOWNSEND

He enlisted on 13th August, 1915 in Adelaide  and embarked with the 10th Infantry Battalion on 27th October, 1915

He was Killed in Action on 2nd April, 1917 in France

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial - he was awarded the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & the Victory Medal

His brother Ernest Herbert Edward HARVEY (SN3349) also served in WW1 and died on 16th August, 1916