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Full Name
John William Hurly
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John William
Surname
Hurly
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
69238
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Trimmer
Next of Kin
Mrs G. Hurly (mother), 45 Esplanade, Petone, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
34th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date
8 February 1918
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa
Destination
Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number
78
Page on Nominal Roll
8
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
28 August 1918
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France
Grave Reference
V. B. 8.
Biographical Notes
John Hurly was the son of John and Georgina Hurly, of 45 Esplanade, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of Castle Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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