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Reginald Stanley HILL

Regimental number6284
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address11 Gough Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr W Hill, 11 Gough Street,Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)

Work between Vauvillers and Lihons on 9 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 17 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919

Military Medal

'On 9th August 1918 during the attack on enemy positions between VAUVILLERS and LIHONS, Private HILL displayed courage and devotion to duty of an exceptionally high standard. Although wounded early in the action he carried on for many hours with his work as a stretcher bearer, and under heavy fire moved across the battlefield dressing the wounded. His calmness and cheerfulness were valuable aids and inspiration to the attacking troops.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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