Robert HURST

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HURST, Robert

Service Number: 3261
Enlisted: 10 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, July 1885
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3261, Adelaide, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3261, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3261, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
1 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3261, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE HURST.

The death in action is announced of Private Robert Hurst, formerly of the 12th Battalion. He was killed on July 1. His relations in Adelaide are Mr. William Hurst (brother) and Mrs. Wundenberg (sister)." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 12 Aug 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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