|Place of birth||Lillimur, Victoria|
|School||Riverside State School, Victoria|
|Other training||International Correspondence School|
|Religion||Church of Christ|
|Address||Hallam's Road, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, George Hill, 190 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Senior Cadets; 1 year (as Sergeant) in the13th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Acting Corporal|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||20.7|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents:George and Mary HILL, 206 Albion Street, Brunswick West, Victoria. Native of Horsham|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 5 November 1915; disembarked Suez, ex-HMT 'Wandilla', 7 December 1915.
Taken on strength of 31st Bn and reverts to the rank of Private, Serapeum, 12 December 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, Serapeum, 29 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.
Reported as 'believed killed', 20 July 1916.
Reported as 'killed in action, 20 July 1916', 28 July 1916.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1331010, 699 Sergeant-Major A.E. HYNES, 31st Bn (patient, No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen), 20 March 1917: 'At Fleurbaix he was killed by M.G. Fire (sic) and the next day he and nineteen others were buried together. He was my mate and the Sgt. gave me the names of all those he had seen buried.'
Second statement, 577 Pte O.J. ALSBURY, 31st Bn: 'Cpl. Hill was killed by gunfire on 19th July '16 at Fleurbaix and was buried the following day in [the] Military Cemetery at Fleurbaix and [a] cross was erected over grave.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Father's address subsequently 190 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria; then, Hallams Road, Gippsland, Victoria; then Werona Road, Murrumbeena (January 1917); then 206 Albion Street, Brunswick West, Victoria (15 June 1920); then Colchester Road, Kilsyith, Croydon, Victoria (11 July 1922)|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HILL Robert
Red Cross file 1331010