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Regimental number552
Place of birthBerwick, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationTimber worker
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. F. Hilliar, 349 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave no. 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice HILLIAR, Watt Street, Sunshine, Victoria

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