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Robert Irvine HILLARD

Date of birth26 April 1884
Place of birthBeef Lead Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBachelor of laws
AddressKoora, 17 Soudan Road, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Robert Hillard, Koora, 17 Soudan Road, Malvern, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion


Unit: 7th Battalion
Promotion date: 27 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross (Awarded)

Exceptional good work as Company Commander both in and out of the line during period February-September 1917.
Recommendation date: 29 September 1917


Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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