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Donald Trevlyn HOOD

Regimental number596
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
Other NamesHOOD, Danald Trevlyn
SchoolKyro College, Adelaide, S.A.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCross Roads, Malvern, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Wm Percy Hood, Cross Roads, Malvern, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Infantry Forces
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll59
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Div Hd Q
FateKilled in Action 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21
Place of burialRamparts Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8), Lillie Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine HOOD, Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsHis two brothers, Kenneth R and Rupert D K Hood were also on active service with the AIF at the same time as the deceased, the former was decorated with the Military Medal whilst the latter was severely wounded at Gaza in Palestine.

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