Ernest HYLAND MM, MiD

HYLAND, Ernest

Service Number: 321
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 12th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Sittingbourne, England, 1895
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 321, Liverpool, New South Wales
13 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 321, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 321, 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 321, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
26 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 321, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Battles of Gaza
19 Apr 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Battles of Gaza , For conspicuous gallantry attending to the wounded under heavy fire
31 Oct 1917: Honoured Military Medal, Battle of Beersheba, for gallantry and devotion to duty, he displayed great dash and determination in the attack and was prominent throughout the action in the capture of prisoners and afterwards attending his duties as a stretcher bearer in searching for wounded
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 321, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Beersheba
9 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 321, 12th Light Horse Regiment

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