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William Henry HINTON

Regimental number3363
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolState School, Mackay, Queensland
AddressRosella, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Wm Henry Hinton, Baker's Creek via Mackay, Queensland
Previous military service27th ALH; 6 years in Light Horse Cadets and 3rd Squadron, 5th Light Horse
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3363A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Father served 28 years in Voluntary Forces in Mackay from January 1891 to 1918. Formerly MM Infantry, then as Staff Corporal and from 1903 as .... Sergeant." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot Ii, Row B, Grave No. 3), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth HINTON, Rosella, Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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