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William Henry HILL

Regimental number21073
Place of birth35 Bank Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
SchoolElementary School, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressHubert Street, Wooloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFriend, Miss A Morgan, Hubert Street, Wooloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Naval Reserve, England.
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 35th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board H.M.A.T. A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was awarded a life saving certificate for saving a life in the River Mersey, England.
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 16), Neuve-Eglise
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: E. and Ann HILL; husband of Mary HILL, 38 Beaconsfield Road, Seacombe, Cheshire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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