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Albert Thomas HILL

Regimental number589
Place of birthSandy Creek South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWillaston, Gawler, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ivy Doris Hill, Willaston, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


By great courage, leadership and initiative undoubtly saved a very serious situation and checked enemy's advance. Splendid example to men.
Recommendation date: 23 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death22 July 1961
Age at death71
Place of burialWillaston Cemetery, Gawler, South Australia

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