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Joseph HILL

Regimental number1418
Place of birthDudley Wood, Cradley Heath, Herefordshire, England
SchoolCorngreave's School, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address20 King Street, Old Hill, Staffordshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Isaac Hill, 20 King Street, Old Hill, Staffordshire, England
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years with the Royal Worcestershire Regiment, British Army, 4 years in the Reserves.
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialWalkers Ridge Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Mary HILL, 20 King Street, Old Hill, Staffs, England

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