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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: John Hill
Name: Hill, John Lawson
Rank: Private
Service Number: 508
Place of Birth: Liverpool (England)
Next of Kin: Mary Hart - Friend ; Atherton, North Qld.
Biographical notes: The following lettergram, dated Cairns, Queensland, August 16th, reached this office on Friday morning last: "To Northern Territory Times. His many friends will regret to hear that Private John Hill has been wounded in France. He has been in the trenches since April. He was well when he wrote last, but fell shortly after. He had met one Territory lad, and wished to be remembered to all friends.- Mary Hart, care Post Office, Cairns." Died of Wounds at Kangaroo Point Hospital, Brisbane.
Occupation: Engine Driver
Date of Enlistment: 6-Jul-1916
Age at Enlistment: 28
Place of Enlistment: Cairns (Qld.)
Unit: 11th Machine Gun Company
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1918-09-25
Place of Death: Brisbane (Qld.)
Place of Burial: Toowong Cemetery (Qld.)
Memorials: Darwin Cenotaph
Service History: Hill embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A20 'Hororata' on 23 November 1916.
Related link: Nominal Roll
Service Record
Unit War Diary
Embarkation Roll
"Probate Notice", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 29 March 1919: p.14.
NT Place Names Register : Hill Road
Roll of Honour
"In memorium notice", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 27 September 1919: p.14.
Commonwealth War Graves - Brisbane General (Toowong) Cemetery - J.L. Hill
Genealogical Society NT Pioneer Register: 4574
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
Appears in Collections:Fallen ANZACs

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