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Oswald Spencer HILL

Regimental number431
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Tenterfield, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTenterfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, H Hill, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death18.6
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8B), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Catherine HILL, Petrie Street, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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