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Thomas Henry HILL

Regimental number7753
Place of birthAbbots Bromley, Staffordshire, England
Place of birthAbbot's Bromley, Staffordshire, England
SchoolBoard School, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBakers Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, James Hill, Bakers Hill, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 1 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVillers-Bretonnneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row E, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and maria HILL, Betty Brow, Baker's Hill, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 349 Frederick James HILL, 16th Bn; 1287 Frank Vernon HILL, 32nd Bn, killed in action, France, 31 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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