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John HILLARY

Regimental number2889
Place of birthCarrieton, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCarrieton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.10
Height6' 0.25"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Hillary, Carrieton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: shrapnel wound, left hip), Adelaide, 8 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HILLARY John

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