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William James HITCHEN

Regimental number678
Place of birthGilgandra New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
AddressBridge Street, Gilgandra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Thomas Hitchen, Bridge Street, Gilgandra, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 1677 Pte William Thomas HITCHEN, 45th Bn, died of disease, 3 September 1916.

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