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Service Number 3487A    49th Battalion 9th Reinforcements

Born  :  8th April 1891 Jimboomba

Died : 1978 Queensland                           (37 years) 

Buried :

Parents: John Henry Hunter and Emily Mary nee Trace                            


Enlisted : 23rd October 1916

Embarked : 24th January 1917 HMAT A33 Ayrshire


Returned to Australia : 1st May 1919 China

Medals British War Medal 27191

           Victory Medal 26085

Connection  Pioneer Descendant “Trace”                


                           HUNTER John Henry

Service Number 3504 49th Battalion 9th Reinforcements

Born :  24 Aug 1889   Jimboomba

Died :  Polygon Wood 26th Sept 1917  Belgium,          (28 years 1 month 2 days)

Buried : Buttes New British Cem, Polygon Wood, Belgium

Parents : John Henry Hunter and  Emily Mary nee Trace

Wife :

Medals : British War Medal 55542

             Victory Medal 54662

Memorial Scroll and Plaque  332546

Connection : Pioneer Descendant  “Trace”


Grave rediscovered in September 2006 by Belgium workers building a gas line near Zonnebece 

Hunter identified by DNA match with Niece reinterred in Buttes Cemetery 4th October 2007 




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