The AIF Project

Leonard HILTON

Regimental number2565
Place of birthOldham, Lancashire, England
SchoolEton State School, Mackay, QLD
Age on arrival in Australia3
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEton via Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annice Wilkins, Grande Hotel, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Special Memorial, 80), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Annice WILKINS, Palm Vale, Habana, Mackay, Queensland. Native of Oldham, Lancs, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format