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Harry O. Hill

Farrier Sergeant

8th Light Horse Regiment

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss D. Sainsbury
  • Plaque: 3188

Additional Info

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Harry Osborne Hill was born in Ballarat but enlisted from Maryborough on 17th August 1914. He was 34 years of age, married with 4 children, and employed as a farrier. He joined the 3rd Light Horse Regiment with Regimental No. 523. He later transferred to the 8th Light Horse Regiment. His rank was Farrier Sergeant. He died in hospital in Cairo on 22nd May 1918 of "exhaustion following acute brain disease" and is buried in the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Tree No. 3188

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour