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Ivor Frederick HILL

Regimental number1654
Place of birthGlamorgan, Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o Mr H G Caldwell, Towan PO, Towan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height6' 0.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Herbert Hill, Caldecot, Bushy Heath, Herts, England
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of 'insufficient development')
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Ivor spelt Ivan
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 7 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left hand), Melbourne, 7 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1981
Age at death85
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HILL Ivor Frederick

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