Reginald Hunt

Surname: Hunt
Other names: Reginald
Other people in this story:
Frederick Hunt
Jane Frances Hunt (nee Ashford)
Locations in this story:
Sedgehill, Wiltshire
Edmomdsham, Cranborne, Dorset
Jerusalem, Palestine (Israel)

Reginald Hunt was born at Sedgehill, Wiltshire, in 1897 and baptised there on 25 Dec1897 the son of Frederick Hunt and Jane Frances Hunt (nee Ashford).  He lived his early life in Sedgehill until the family moved to Barnfield, Edmondsham, Cranborne, Dorset, by 1911.  He had enlisted in the Hampshire Regiment as a Rifleman (Service No. 331461).  He served in Palestine (now Israel) where he was killed in action on 19 Apr 1917.  His body was not recovered and he is remembered on the Jerusalem Memorial, Jerusalem, Israel, on Panels 26 to 29.  He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  It is not known whether his name appears on any local War Memorial.


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