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Hill F G    Pte    910

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

Hill F G    Pte    910    Frederick Guy             39 Inf Bn    18    Stationer    Single    C of E       

Address:    Ascot Vale, Bloomfield Rd, 35   

Next of Kin:    Hill, Alfred, father, 35 Bloomfield Rd, Ascot Vale   

Enlisted:    4 Feb 1916      

Embarked:     A11 Ascanius 27 May 1916  

Prior Service:   58 Inf Bn


Relatives on Active Service:

Hill R A Pte 64862 brother


Recommendation for Military Medal


39th Battalion AIF  910  Sergeant HILL, Frederick Guy

On the nights 6th/7th and 7th/8th May 1918 in the locality of MERICOURT he was attached to Company Forward Headquarters and on both nights displayed courage and resource of the highest quality.  Time after time he acted as a runner, maintaining communication between Posts under terrific shell fire, he organised several carrying parties and delivered supplies to threatened points, and guided working parties on to jobs requiring immediate labour.  He showed himself fearless and resourceful and throughout both nights behaved with utmost gallantry and courage.




Military Medal not awarded.



Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hill, of Bloomfleld road, Ascot Vale, have been notified that their son, Sergeant Fred G. Hill, of the 39th Battalion, has been sent to a military hospital in Oxford, England, suffering from severe gunshot wounds in the hip.


ROLL OF HONOR. (1918, September 26). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3 Edition: Morning. Retrieved August 25, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74607172



War Service Commemorated

Ascot Vale State School

St Pauls Anglican Church, Ascot Vale

St Thomas' Anglican Church

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