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Eric Montague HILLMAN

Regimental number175
Date of birth--/08/1895
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolMosman Public School; Sydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAudit clerk
Address35 Avenue Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Percy H. Hillman, 35 Avenue Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets from 31 January 1911, Training Area 17A, Mosman, New South Wales. Appointed Sergeant, 21 February 1912; Colour Sergeant, 1 July 1913. Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant, Cadet Corps, 30 June 1914.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF2
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 26 June 1918

FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHargicourt, nr St Quentin, France
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Percy and Annie HILLMAN, "Ericmont", 35 Avenue Road, Mosman, New South Wales

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