Cedric HINDS

HINDS, Cedric

Service Number: TX2940
Enlisted: 17 July 1940, Enlisted at Hobart
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia, 29 October 1907
Home Town: Beaconsfield, West Tamar, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fitter
Died: Killed in Action, Timor, 22 February 1942, aged 34 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 4 No known grave Roll of Honour - Beaconsfield, Northern Territory Memorial, Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, TX2940
17 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, TX2940, Enlisted at Hobart
17 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, TX2940, 2nd/40th Infantry Battalion
8 Dec 1941: Embarked Private, TX2940, Embarked at Darwin for overseas service

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Albert Stewart HInds and Christena Hinds of Beaconsfield, Tasmania