Oliver Alexander HILLMAN

HILLMAN, Oliver Alexander

Service Number: N21531
Enlisted: 5 January 1940, Rozelle, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 55/53 (amalgamated) Infantry Battalion AMF
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 10 March 1919
Home Town: Rozelle, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Abattoir labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Papua New Guinea, 30 August 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Port Moresby Memorial, Port Moresby, Papua, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial
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World War 2 Service

5 Jan 1940: Enlisted Private, N21531, Rozelle, New South Wales
5 Jan 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, N21531
30 Aug 1942: Involvement Private, N21531, 55/53 (amalgamated) Infantry Battalion AMF, Kokoda - Papua

Service History

Pte. Hillman was a member of A/A Platoon, HQ Company, 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion. Served alongside my relative WO2 (then CPL) F T Greenshields in the A/A platoon. It is possible that either my relative or CPL A J Scott was his Section Commander.

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