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Albert Henry HITCHCOCK

Regimental number802
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
SchoolPublic Schooling
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMaitland Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Lamb, Maitland Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot II, Row CC, Grave No. 8), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of Annie LAMB (formerly HITCHCOCK), Maitland Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, and the late David HITCHCOCK. Native of Wallsend, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers. Both returned
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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