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William Herbert HILBORNE

Regimental number2175
Place of birthBristol England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressForbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr William Hilborne, Poplar House, Whitechurch near Bristol, Somerset, England
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2175A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 2), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William HILBORNE, "The Elms", Whitchurch, Bristol
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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