Reginald Charles HILLYARD


HILLYARD, Reginald Charles

Service Number: 2996
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Heckington, Lincolnshire, 1862
Home Town: Sapphire, Central Highlands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 15 October 1917
Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
Grave I. A. 12. Personal Inscription JESUS SAITH THY BROTHER SHALL RISE AGAIN S. JOHN XI.23, Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Harlebeke, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2996, 47th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2996, 47th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon


Births Mar 1862   HILLYARD Charles Sleaford 7a 397


·        1871 census

Edward Hillyard Head-64 Born Lynn, Norfolk

Percy E H Hillyard Son-10 Born Heckington, Lincolnshire

Reginald C Hillyard Son-8 Born Heckington, Lincolnshire

Sydney St John Hillyard Son-6 Born Heckington, Lincolnshire

Mary Hilton Servant-38  Born Bicker Fen, Lincolnshire

Mary J Vipham Servant-15 Born  Heckington, Lincolnshire

Samuel Elmore Servant-14 Born Heckington, Lincolnshire.

·        1881 census

Glasshouse Yard, Charterhouse Square, City of London, England. At this date he was an 18 year old servant.

·        1891 census

St Botolph, City of London, England. At this date he was a 28 year old Wholesale Clerk.aged 28.