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Bertram Thomas HILL

Regimental number5034
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
SchoolBridgetown State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, R W Hill, Bridgetown, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant in the Bridgetown Cadets and the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death20.2
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 16), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter adn Sarah HILL, "Darrington", Bridgetown, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsUncle: Lance Corporal S L ANDREWS, 44th Bn, killed in action, Messines, Belgium, 8 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HILL Bertram Thomas

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