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Hilton Arthur CLOTHIER

Regimental number9848
Date of birth1886
Place of birthHill End, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLiverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.4
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Elizabeth Clothier, P O Liverpool, Liverpool, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in the Parramatta Lancers; discharged on leaving the state.
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Discharge date10 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandic', 3 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 10 October 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 March 1959
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLOTHIER Hilton Arthur

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