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Phillip James HILL

Regimental number5503
Place of birthBoorhaman, Victoria
SchoolState School (Boorhaman? Rutherglen?), Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNorong Central via Rutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, P J Hill, Norong Central via Rutherglen, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 October 1916
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death18.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 4 (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 4), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Phillip and Catherine HILL, Culbertson Street, Rutherglen, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte M J G HILL, died of meningitis, 6 October 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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