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William David HILDER

Regimental number3058
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBridge carpenter
Address184 Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E. Hilder, 184 Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 2 February 1917

FateKilled in Action 27 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 7), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Elizabeth HILDER, "Lochinvar", 130 Frederick Street, Ashfield, New South Wales

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