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Edward HILLIN

Regimental number1372
Date of birth6 July 1891
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address82 Miller Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs Annie Nash, 87 Miller Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date6 December 1915
Other details

War service: taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Gallipoli, 7 May 1915. Admitted to hospital, 20 May 1915; transferred to HS 'Galeka', 20 May 1915 (asthma); to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 28 May 1915; to England on board 'Letitia', 3 July 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board 'Suevic', 8 October 1915; discharged, 6 December 1915. Granted pension of 52 pounds per annum from 7 December 1915; reduced to thirty shillings per fortnight from 21 December 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1941
Age at death50
Place of burialSt Margaret's Church of England Churchyard, Great Barr, Birmingham, England

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