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John Edward HILTON

Regimental number6932
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressSt Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J E Hilton, 73 Samuel Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, February 1917 Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 December 1967
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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