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Soldier profiles

Name : HILLS, HERBERT ROY
Service Number : VX21540
Date of Birth : 23/12/1905
Place of Birth : GEELONG, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : HARTWELL, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : HILLS, J
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 28/06/1942
Age at Death : 36
Community Roll of Honour : HAWTHORN (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, SINGAPORE. COLUMN 138. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : 28/06/1942 / DYSENTERY / TJIMAHI CAMP, JAVA
P.O.W. Camps (details) : TJIMAHI (JAVA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6215602 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Death notice (The Argus 04/12/1945),   Past article (size 1333kB)

Background : Son of Herbert and Bertha Hills; husband of Jean Mildred Hills, of Auburn, Victoria, Australia. Father of Barbara.