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Robert Herman Walter Thomas HUNT

Kete Horowhenua2020-03-23T16:53:21+00:00
Date of birth29 April 1888
Date of death05 April 1918
Mothers nameAnna Marie Augusta (née Thim)
Spouses nameUnmarried
Mothers date of birthc1868
Mothers place of birthPosen, Germany (now Poznan, Poland)
Mothers date of death1945
Fathers date of birthc1844
Mothers place of deathWellington, NZ
Fathers nameThomas Hunt
Fathers place of birthDerbyshire, England
Parents date of marriage1886
Fathers date of death1906
Fathers place of deathPalmerston North
SiblingsEmily, , Walter Thomas, Frederick Charles, August Albert, Minnie Eveline Louisa, Jane Arthur Spencer, Ivanna Beata Alice, Harry
Cause of deathKilled in action
Buried whereEuston Road Cemetery, Colincamps. III.A.3
Last known residencec/o A Evans, Tokomaru.
AwardsBritish War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of birthPalmerston North, New Zealand
Place of deathFrance
Date of arrival overseas16 August 1917
Theatres of warWestern Europe
War memorialTokomaru
Place enlistedPalmerston North
Christian namesRobert Herman Walter Thomas
Place of arrival overseasDevonport, England
Service number53020
ReligionC of E
Date enlisted27 March 1917
Final rankRifleman
Regiment or service2nd Battalion 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade
Embarkation date12 June 1917
User reference8.132

Image of Robert Herman Walter Thomas HUNT

NOK: Miss Lily Grace Evans a Friend of Tokomaru.

Last Employer: J Liggins, Tokomaru.

Age on enlistment: 28 years 11 months.

Weight: 126lb. Complexion: Dark.

Hair: Dark Brown. Height: 5'4½".

Chest: 33"- 37½". Eyes: Grey.

Medals were sent to Mrs Lily Grace Evans (Friend), Legatee of Tokomaru. Plaque and Scroll to Mr Harry Hunt, Wadestown.

Many thanks to Esther Mendoza for sending photographs and further information and also to Lynn Berry for information and photo of Bunnythorpe School Honours Board

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