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Herbert Mansfield HAMILL

Regimental number2182
Place of birthCroydon, Queensland
SchoolCroydon State School, Croydon, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEinasleigh, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda A J Hamill, Einasleigh, Queensland
Previous military service2nd Infantry
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 28), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Matilda HAMILL, Copeland Street, Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin, Cpl F.H. Mansfield
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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