George Hurn

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George Sylvester Hurn
Australian Army Rising Sun Badge 1904.png
Prior occupation(s) Striker[1]
Born Broken Hill, NSW
Enlisted 11 January 1915,
aged 25 years, 2 months
Died 5 July 1918
Cause of death Died of wounds
Buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, No. 50)
Religion Methodist
Length of service 3 years, 5 months, 26 days
Rank Private
Service number 1960
Unit 10th Battalion,
5th Reinforcement
Awards Mention in Despatches
Next of kin Mrs M. Hurn (mother),
Sandhill Street, Peterhead, SA
Websites AWM - Roll of Honour
ADFA - The AIF Project
NAA - Discovering Anzacs



External links

Contemporary press clippings:

Family Notices


  1. A blacksmith's assistant who wields the sledgehammer.