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George Priestley HILLAM

Regimental number2094
Place of birthMt Pleasant South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address42 King Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lydia Hillam, 42 King Street, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 31 July 1917
Place of burialWimereux communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row O, Grave No. 12A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1147 Pte Willie Thomson HILLAM, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919; 511 Pte Archie Phillis HILLAM, 1st Machine Gun BVn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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