John Wilfred Jacob HINDHAUGH


HINDHAUGH, John Wilfred Jacob

Service Number: 1906
Enlisted: 6 April 1915, Enlisted at Port Fairy, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: St Helens, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Yambuk, Moyne, Victoria
Schooling: St Helens Public School, Victoria
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Pneumonia, Floriana Hospital, Malta, 30 October 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot A, Row XV11, Grave 2 Chaplain M. Farren officiated Headstone inscription reads: Father in Thy gracious keeping leave we now our loved one sleeping
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1906, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Port Fairy, Victoria
26 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1906, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
26 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1906, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
23 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Hindhaugh and Jane Hindhaugh nee Kelly of Reedsdale, St Helens, Victoria. Brother of Ann Reed Hindhaugh, Irene Jean Hindhaugh, James Reed Hindhaugh, Mary Allice Hindhaugh, Robert William Hindhaugh, Russell George Hindhaugh, Violet Agnes Hindhaugh, Chester Stuart Hindhaugh, Vernon Keith Hindhaugh and William Ivan Hindhaugh

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

His brother also fell. He was Corporal  RUSSELL GEORGE HINDHAUGH-Service Number 200-Died 07/08/1915-Aged 30-8th Australian Light Horse.



Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was one of three Hindhaugh brothers who fell. They were sons of William Hindhaugh-died 6 May 1920 and Jane Hindhaugh-died 7 February 1927. They rest in Yambuk Cemetery, Victoria and there are memorials to all three brothers there.