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Francis Liberato HILSON

Regimental number2972
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address59 Victoria Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Ernest Hilson, 59 Victoria Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 February 1951

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