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Oliver Ashover HIND

Regimental number155
Place of birthHeaton Norris, Lancashire, England
SchoolLippingham School
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationUnder station manager
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Hind, Surby, Port Erin, Isle of Man
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 4 November 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death33
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 36), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oliver and Emily HIND, Spaldrick, Port Erin, Isle of Man. Native of Whitfield, Heaton Norris, Stockport, England
Family/military connectionsLieut Col L.A. Hind, MC (Sherwood Foresters) killed. Captain J.F.M. Hind, (Sherwood Foresters), killed

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