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Albert James HITCHCOCK

Regimental number32569
Date of birth5 July 1891
Place of birthMidland Junction Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressBertie Street, Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Hitchcock, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 10, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date28 February 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2323 Pte Clarence John HITCHCOCK, 46th Bn, killed in action, 3 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Total war service: 3 years 172 days (of which 2 years 322 days were abroad). Discharged on the grounds of medical unfitness (not due to misconduct).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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