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
Special Memorial B 7
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Cowell Men from Franklin Harbour WW1 Roll of Honour, Cowell War Memorial, Kadina War Memorial Arch, Meadows War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3347, 10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3347, 10th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3347, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
2 Apr 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3347, 50th Infantry Battalion

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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