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Joseph Edwin HILLIS

Regimental number177
Place of birthMornington Vic
OccupationTelephone mechanic
Addressc/o W J Hillis, Ingleside, Trafalgar, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W J Hillis, Ingleside, Trafalgar, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 May 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 255), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Officers of the PMG's Departmernt in New South Wales Honour Roll.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 22195 Stanley James HILLIS, 110th Howitzer Battery, killed in action, France, 14 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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