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Samuel Arthur HILLBACK

Regimental number1619
Place of birthWisall England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTanner
Addressc/o Mrs Hook, Morris Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMrs Webster, 163 Bridgemount Street, Walsall, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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