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Alfred Reginald HITCHINS

Regimental number6520
Place of birthWesternport, Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTramway employee
Address53 Crown Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Hitchins, 53 Crown Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Catherine HITCHINS; husband of A. HITCHINS, 33 Hunter Street, richmond, Victoria. Native Westernport
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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