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Percy HILL #139

Percy Hill

Indigenous Australian, Percy HILL, 42nd Infantry Battalion & 3rd Divisional Train. Percy Hill was born in Goodooga, NSW in 1880. When he enlisted in November 1915, age 35 he was working as an Artesian Well-Borer in Charters Towers, Queensland. Percy embarked from Sydney in June 1916 on board the troopship ‘Borda’ arriving in England six weeks … Read more

George HILL #3655

George Hill

Indigenous Australian, George HILL, 49th Infantry Battalion & 4th Machine Gun Company. Private George HILL was born in Rockhampton in 1894 to Marshal and Agnes Hill. George Hill had previously been rejected “as to colour” however in May 1917 he successfully enlisted in Charleville. After training at Enoggera Camp, he embarked from Sydney on board … Read more

Edward HILL #3238

Trooper Edward Hill

Indigenous Australian, Edward HILL, 1st & 15th Light Horse Regiment Edward HILL was born in Goondiwindi in 1894 and was assigned three service numbers – and to three units before being selected for the 26th Reinforcements for the 1st Light Horse Regiment. Having enlisted at Narrabri, NSW in March 1916 he trained at Armidale before … Read more