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Herbert John HITCHIN

Regimental number591
Place of birthEdwardstown South Australia
AddressOsborne Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinmother, Mrs Jane Hitchin, Osborne Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 June 1950
Age at death61
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 12, Grave No.34), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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