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Percival Augustus Hillary

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 331 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 331 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percival Augustus AWMM
  • Surname
    Hillary AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Percy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1432 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 September 1885 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM "Maranui", Mountain Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs E. Hillary (mother), Maranui, Mountain Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1432 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Badly wounded at Gallipoli AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Gertrude Hillary, nee Clark. Father of three: Edmund Percival Hillary, Rex Hillary and June Hillary. His Son Sir Edmund Hillary went on to served in WWII.

      Founder and Editor of Tuakau District News. AWMM
    • The third child was June Hillary Public - Anna - Direct descendant - 15 June 2017 - She was my great aunt


About death

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  • Death
    4 July 1965 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 331 AWMM
    • Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008. Personal papers. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-1. AWMM
    • Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008. Sir Edmund Hillary photographs. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-2010-4. AWMM
    • Booth, P. (1993). Edmund Hillary: life of a legend. Auckland, N.Z.: Moa Beckett. AWMM


Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
15 June 2017AnnaAucklandDirect descendant
29 March 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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