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Harold Roland HILL

Regimental number632
Place of birthToowong, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolNormal School, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Other trainingTechnical College, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone mechanic
Address'Alldis', Ascog Terrace, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Harry Hill, 'Alldis', Ascog Terrace, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Normal School Cadets, Senior Cadets, and in the 32nd Engineers (Field Company), Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22.3
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXVI, Row A, Grave No. II), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Margaret HILL, "Harron", Simpson's road, Upper Paddington, New South Wales. Nataive of Toowong, Queensland

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