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Leonard Charles HILLIARD

Regimental number40
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address1 Denison Road, Lewisham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Hilliard, 1 Denison Road, Lewisham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Victoria Barracks, Paddington, New South Wales.
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 6 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 33), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth HILLIARD, 1 Denison Road, Lewisham, New South Wales. Native of Newtown, New South Wales

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