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John HILLIARD

Regimental number92
Place of birthBroome, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShell-opener
AddressBroome, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Hilliard, Broome, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Francis and Martha HILLIARD
Date of death27 October 1936
Age at death43
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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