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William Wilfred HILLIER

Regimental number92
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolCook's Hill Intermediate High School, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmonger
AddressCook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWilliam Hillier, Union Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentWarrant Officer
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPromoted to Warrant Officer II, 1 May 1916.
FateKilled in Action 24 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 13), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine HILLIER, Belle-Vere, Union Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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