Robert George William HILL

Regimental number5380
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Address55 Belmont Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A B Hill, 55 Belmont Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Refers 25 February to 17 September 1918.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'Is a Company Clerk whose consistent good work and devotion to duty are worthy of the highest praise. During the period February to September, 1918, he has been of the utmost assistance to his Company Commander, both in and out of the line. He is a soldier whose cheerful bearing is an example to all.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal