William HUNTER

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HUNTER, William

Service Number: 619
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wooler, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland, 1890
Home Town: Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 August 1915
Cemetery: Johnston's Jolly Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Special Memorial 26 Inscription THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT , Johnston's Jolly Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Johnston's Jolly Cemetery Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 619, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 619, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

7th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 24 and the son of Thomas and Jane Ann Hunter, of 2, Cleveland Terrace, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, England.

Probable birth record-Glendale is the Registration District for Wooler.

William is remembered on the Wooler War Memorial.

Births Dec 1890    Hunter William Glendale 10b 422