Walter George HILLS


HILLS, Walter George

Service Number: 6573
Enlisted: 7 August 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Clarence Park, South Australia
Schooling: Le Fevres Peninsula School, Glanville
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 28 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing
Memorials: Adelaide Holy Trinity Church WW1 Honour Board 1, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Goodwood St George Anglican Church Memorial Tower, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Streaky Bay A.O.F. No 8198 Roll of Honour, Streaky Bay War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6573, 27th Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6573, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Miltiades embarkation_ship_number: A28 public_note: ''
28 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6573, 27th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Son of Henry Walter and Helen Hills;

Husband of Ida Gladys Hills, of Marlborough Rd., Westbourne Park / corner of Richmond and Goodwood Roads, Westbourne Park, South Australia,