See also

Alexander Hughes HUNTRISS (1891-1917)

Individual Events and Attributes

  • Birth:

  • 1891

  • New South Wales

  • Death:

  • 18 Nov 1917 (age 25-26)

  • Bethleem, Belgium

Individual Note



Regimental number 2936

Place of birth Newcastle, New South Wales School District High School, Inverell, New South Wales Religion Presbyterian

Occupation Teacher

Address Chinchen Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales

Marital status Single Age at embarkation

24 Next of kin Father, Frederick Huntriss, Chinchen Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales Enlistment date 30 August 1915

Rank on enlistment Acting Sergeant Unit name 30th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement </showUnit?unitCode=INF30REIN6>

AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/47/2

Embarkation details Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916

Rank from Nominal Roll Private

Unit from Nominal Roll 30th Battalion

Fate Killed in Action 18 November 1917

Place of death or wounding France

Age at death 26 Age at death from cemetery records 26

Place of burial Bethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 7), Messines, Belgium Panel number, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial 117

Miscellaneous information from cemetery records Parents: Frederick (d. May 1924, aged 63; bu. Sandgate Cemetery, Newcastle) and Janet HUNTRISS, 44 Chinchen Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales Family/military connections Brother: 2930 Pte Frederick HUNTRISS, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917; two cousins killed in action. Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal Miscellaneous details Surname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as HUNTRESS.



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