JOSEPH JOHN HILLS

HILLS, JOSEPH JOHN

Service Number: NX60027
Enlisted: 25 July 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 24 May 1907
Home Town: Dee Why, Warringah, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Concord, New South Wales, Australia, 15 November 1970, aged 63 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 2 Service

25 Jul 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX60027
25 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX60027
25 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SN NX60027
1 Mar 1941: Involvement Private, SN NX60027, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, Libya/North Africa
14 Apr 1941: Imprisoned Siege of Tobruk
17 Nov 1941: Imprisoned Transferred to Internment Camp Capua.
5 Feb 1943: Imprisoned Transferred to Internment Camp Gruppignane
12 May 1945: Transferred Private, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, Arrived back in UK after release from Western Europe Internment Camp.
9 Aug 1945: Discharged Private, SN NX60027, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX60027
Date unknown: Involvement Private, SN NX60027, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Jeffrey Crisdale

POW Tobruk