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Philip Albert HILL

Regimental number55159
Place of birthNorwich, Norfolk, England
SchoolElementary Board School, Nelson St, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurgical dresser
Address74 Carlton Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5"
Weight126.5 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Hill, 10 Langley Street, Norwich, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Sutton Veny Hospital, England, of influenza and pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 17 October 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNorwich Cemetery (Row 54, Grave No. 708), Norfolk
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Solomon and Emma HILL, 10 Langley Street, Norwich
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 5 June 1918; disembarked, Liverpool, England, 11 August 1918; marched into 14th Training Bn, Codford, 12 August 1918, and allotted to 60th Bn reinforcements the same day.

Admitted to Bde Clearing Hospital, Codford, 23 August 1918; marched into 14th Training Bn, Codford, 2 September 1918.

Died, Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 17 October 1918 (influenza and pneumonia).

Buried, Norwich Cemetery, 23 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HILL Philip Albert

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