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Thomas Robins HILSON

Regimental number2088
Place of birthBendigo Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
Address44 Rowan Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alfred Hilson, 44 Rowan Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on James Roe Lodge (MU) Roll of Honor ['Our Soldier Brethren'], RSL Museum, Bendigo, Victoria. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 July 1977
Place of burialEaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria

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