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William Blair HILLS

Regimental number6904
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoilermakers assistant
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Julia Hills, 11 Church Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Date of death15 April 1972
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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