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Rupert Sykes HINSON

Regimental number25530
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTinsmith
Address29 Crystal Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Hinson, 419 Riley Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1918
Place of burialSomer Farm Cemtery (Row B, Grave No. 15), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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