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Frederic Brock HINTON

Regimental number63
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPublic servant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, A L Hinton, 'Brocklea', Wyalong Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentTrooper
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A31 Ajana on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 10 October 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Discharge date29 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Comenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 October 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 29 December 1919.

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Frederick.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HINTON Frederic Brock

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