Second Lieutenant Ronald Gordon Hunter

Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Date published: 28/06/1918
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 25/04/1918
Age at death: 19
Cemetery: Berlin South-western Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany
Plot: V. B. 12.
Information: Second Lieutenant Ronald Gordon Hunter, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, second son of Mr. William Hunter, solicitor, 11 Dame Street, Dublin, has died of wounds in a German hospital. He took part in the fierce fighting from the 21st of March to the 27th of March, 1918 and was reported wounded and missing on the latter date. He was subsequently reported a wounded prisoner in German hands, and is now reported to have died on 25th April, 1918. Educated first at Baymount Preparatory School, Dollymount, he passed on to Campbell College, Belfast, where he spent over four years, and was a member of the College O.T.C., and played on the first XV. He subsequently entered the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and obtained his commission in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in September last and joined the First Battalion of the regiment in France in the following December, shortly after attaining his 19th birthday.