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Regimental number1014
Place of birthMount Keira, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHassands, Wall Road, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Hilton, Hassands, Wall Road, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 29), fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Christiana HILTON; husband of M.M. POTTER (formerly HILTON), "Thornbury", Ryan Street, Balgownie, New South Wales

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