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George Whitlock HILL

Regimental number16
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
Address45 Swallow Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hill, 45 Swallow Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name6th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

'For continuous good service and devotion to duty from 25th February to 16th September, 1918. Sergeant HILL has acted as Quartermaster Transport Sergeant and has performed his duties very efficiently under the most arduous circumstances. By his ceaseless energy supplies have been maintained often under heavy enemy shelling. He sets a splendid example to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 December 1946
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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