HURST, Charles Preston

Service Number –   2767.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   39th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   30  May 1916.

Address on Enlistment –   Boyanup,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Orchardist.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Wife  –  Polly  Hurst,  Father-  Thomas  Hurst,  Mother-  Elizabeth  Ann  Hurst,  all of  Boyanup,  W. A.

 

Religion –   Church  of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  29  December  1916  on  HMAT  A34  “ Persic  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   31  August  1918.

Place –   Mont  St.  Quentin,  France.

Age at Death –   29.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Hem  Farm  Military  Cemetery,  hem – Monacu,  Somme,  France  (  Plot  II,  Row  c,  Grave  No. 7 ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   131.

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