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Hector Ernest HILL

Regimental number2004
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's carter
Address19 Yule Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Hill, 19 Yule Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of disease 29 October 1918
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death29.4
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialFovant (St. George) Churchyard (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 4), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Kate HILL, 19 Yude Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney
Family/military connectionsNephews: 3234 Pte George Rowland James HILL, 50th Bn, killed in action, 1 March 1918; Cousin: Pte R G BRIDGES, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.

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