Raymond George HIND

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HIND, Raymond George

Service Number: 2655
Enlisted: 9 August 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Waterloo, New South Wales, 26 June 1899
Home Town: Botany, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tanner
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 November 1916, aged 17 years
Cemetery: Longueval Road Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2655, Holsworthy, New South Wales
9 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2655, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2655, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Sydney
15 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2655, 18th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Whilst on a work fatigue party up to the front lines, a shell exploded amongst them instantly killing young Private Hind (having his both legs blown off).

He was aged 17 years and 5 mths.

Three other men were killed by the same shell.