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Herbert DILLON

Regimental number1341
Place of birthCasino, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 4"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinUncle, P Dillon, Casino, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 November 1914
Place of enlistmentYea, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1220
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No 32), Flers, France
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DILLON Herbert

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