George HILL

Regimental number1101
Place of birthShendley Court Farm, Worcestershire, England
SchoolNorthfield Church School, Worcestershire, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred Hill, Rednall House Farm, Rednall, Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 November 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row I, Grave Nom 36), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Ada HILL, Rednal House Farm, Rednal, birmingham, England. Native of Northfield, Worcs, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 500 (Lt) Alfred Thomas HILL MC, 10th Bn, killed in action, Merris, France, 30 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal