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Alexander HILL

Regimental number6072
Place of birthNew Norfolk, Tasmania
SchoolState School, New Norfolk, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNew Norfolk, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, Mr William Hill, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Paulina HILL. Native of New Norfolk, Tasmania. Commemorated in New Norfolk Cemetery, Tasmania. Parents: George (d. 24 July 1912, aged 72, bu. New Norfolk) and Paulina Christina (b. Obeswiste, Prussia; d. 8 May 1912, aged 73, bu. New Norfolk) HILL
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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