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Leslie Frank HILLS

Regimental number2348
Place of birthHamilton, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Hamilton, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Hills, Hamilton, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19.4
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row A, Grave No. 4A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and margaret HILLS, Seymour Street, Newtown, Hobart, Tasmania. Nataive of Hamilton, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousins: 2 killed in action
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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