William George HILL

Regimental number12/555
Place of birthLondon, England
AddressSeabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Alfred J Hill, Seabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No 35), Armentieres, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frances Margaret Hill, New Lynn, Auckland, and the late Alfred James Hill
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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