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William Henry HILL

Regimental number1955
Place of birthMillicent, South Australia
SchoolState School, Millicent, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mina Hill, Port McDonald, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War.
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death23 August 1915
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialChatby War memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave no. 82), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Minnie HILL, 184 Gouger Street, Adelaide
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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