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Patrick James PILLION

Regimental number3663
Place of birthMambray Creek, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMambray Creek, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9.75"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Pillion, Mambray Creek, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Port Pirie Light Horse Volunteers.
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maurice and Mary PILLION. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PILLION Patrick James

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