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Edward Patrick HINDS

Regimental number1643
Place of birthMiles, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShop assistant
AddressMiles, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Patrick Hinds, Miles, Queensland
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXVI, Row E, Grave No. 24), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Kate HINDS, Miles, Queensland

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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