John James HINDLEY

Regimental number2747
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
SchoolKyneton State School, Victoria
AddressBoort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Hindley, Boort, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in Infantry Regiment, Kyneton, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFor many years an active member of Bendigo Fire Brigate. Died whilst Prisoner of War.
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. I), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret HINDLEY. Native of Coleraine, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 790 Lance Corporal Francis Grant HINDLEY, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918; 2570 Pte Harold HINDLEY, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HINDLEY John James