John Owen Hill

First Name: 
John
Middle Name: 
Owen
Last Name: 
Hill
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, June 10, 1897
Mother's Name: 
Elvira Hill nee Doyle
Father's Name: 
John Hill
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, June 15, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Date of Death: 
Thursday, July 17, 1941
Place of Death: 
Campbelltown, N.S.W.
Details: 

John Owen Hill (Service No 59753) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.

At enlistment he was 21 years old, single, worked as a miner, lived in Clifton, N.S.W., and had served with the Militia.

John embarked on SS Galika with the 14th NSW General Reinforcements on 30th July 1918. He arrived in England on 13th October 1918 and was posted to the 55th Battalion on 31st January 1919. John was attached to the Graves Registration Unit, in France, on 24th March 1919. He returned to Australia in June 1919 and was discharged on 8th November 1919.

On 21st August 1926, John married Iris Pulley, in Bulli, N.S.W., and they raised a large family.

John died suddenly in 1941.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, HILL J O

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