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George Roland James HILL

Regimental number3234
Date of birth4 July 1897
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolEnmore Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCustoms clerk
Address'Isis', 15 Tupper Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Roland Sydney Hill, 'Isis', 15 Tupper Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date31 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 March 1918
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSomer Farm Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 12), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rowland and Charlotte HILL, 'Isis', 45 Tupper Street, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2004 Pte Hector Ernest HILL, 60th Bn, died of wounds, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 29 October 1918.
Other details

Enlisted in the Light Horse Training Unit, Liverpool, 27 September 1915; medically discharged, 1 February 1916.

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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