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Alfred John HILL

Regimental number1729
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
SchoolJames St State School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationMechanical dentist
Address64 Alma Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Macdonald, 64 Alma Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Jessie HILL, 64 Alma road, North Perth, Western Australia. Native of Echuca, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3537 Rowland Joseph HILL, 51st Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 14 August 1916.

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