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Clarence William HILL

Regimental number228
Place of birthSandy Bay, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Battery Point, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressArtillery Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs W J Hill, 58 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served for two years on Thursday Island.
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1917
Place of death or woundingAubigny, France
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAubigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 45), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.J. and L. HILL, of 58 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania

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