|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||25 High Street, Coburg, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Frances Hill, 25 High Street, Coburg, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||38th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England
Embarked Melbourne, 20 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 August 1916.
Admitted to hospital, 19 September 1916 (fractured rib); discharged from hospital, 22 September 1916.
Sum of 2/6 deducted from pay to cover shortage of clothing.
Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 22 November 1916 (stricture); discharged to duty, 2 December 1916.
Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital from 10th Training Bn, 17 March 1917 (stricture); discharged to Depot, 25 April 1917.
Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 7 June 1917 (uretheal stricture); discharged to duty, 12 June 1917.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, 18 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917.
Medical Board found, 3 January 1918, that he was permanently unfit for military service ( over-age and stricture); recommended discharge.
Discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 18 January 1918.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HILL Robert John|