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Leslie Roland HILL

Regimental number3821
Place of birthNew South Wales
SchoolCottesloe State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco cleaner
Address76 Jenkin Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Smith, 76 Jenkins Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, row H, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Ellen HILL, 'Roeland', Thompson Road, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: 606 Sergeant Arthur COOLAHAW, 28th Bn, died of wounds, 9 November 1917; 161 Pte William Walter STAPLETON, 28th Bn, killed in action, 26 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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