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Raymond George HIND

Regimental number2655
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTannner
AddressBeauchamp Road, Botany, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Hind, Beauchamp Road, Botany, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in 23rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLied about age at point of enlistment.
FateKilled in Action 15 November 1916
Age at death17.5
Place of burialLongueval Road Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Injured, 12 December 1915, in riding a donkey that slipped and fell: fractured right tibia and fibula.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 27 January 1916.

Re-embarked with 11th Reinforcements, 18 Bn, 9 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee other entry for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HIND Raymond George

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