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Robert Bertram HILL

Regimental number7024
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs L M Hill, 73 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No.I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Emma HILL; husband of Lillie HILL, 118 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin: Clyde WILLIAMS MM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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