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Private 4444

59th Battalion

Leongatha, Victoria

Mrs. Julia Huntingford of the Post Office Leongatha

Leongatha, Victoria 31/1/1916

Age 20 years 6, months, 5'5", 10 stone, grey eyes and brown hair

Church of England


Killed in action 8/8/1918 at Hazabrouk

He was buried in a cemetery 2500 yards from Hazabrouk and later re buried at Heath Cemetery

He came from Leongatha, Victoria

31/1/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
29/3/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Orontes
25/5/16 He had dysentery in he Canal Zone
27/5/16 He was in the AGH Heliopolis
21/6/16e He embarked Alexandria
30/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
22/7/16 He was in Etaples
28/7/16 He went to the 59th Battalion
16/8/16 He went to a grenade course
16/12/16 He was sick with trench feet
27/12/16 He went to England with trench feet
15/1/17 He was at the 3rd Southern General Hospital Oxford
13/4/17 He returned to his unit
12/ 5/17 In France he was ill with an abscess on the groin
27/7/17 He had measles
28/9/17 He rejoined battalion
22/2/18 He had a furlough in England
15/3/18 He rejoined his unit
8/8/18 He was killed in action and buried in a cemetery 2500 yards from Hazabrouk
Re buried at Heath Cemetery
His father G S Huntingford received the medals



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