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Allan Eglington HILLAM

Regimental number7357
Place of birthMambray Creek, South Australia
SchoolState School
AddressIllabo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Hillam, Illabo Post Office, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IXa, Row C, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Marion HILLAM; husband of Eva HILLAM, 'Greendale', Illabo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2094 Pte George Priestley HILLAM, 43rd Bn, died 31 July 1917; 6737 Pte Hugh HILLAM, 14th Bn, killed in action, 12 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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