Roll of Honour Oliver Alexander Hillman

Service number N21531
Rank Private
Unit 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 30 August 1942
Place of Death Papua
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Age at Death 23
Cemetery or Memorial Details Port Moresby Memorial, Port Moresby, Papua, Papua New Guinea
Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Oliver Alexander Hillman's name is located at panel 69 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Oliver Alexander Hillman's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sat 01 July 2023 at 9:33pm
  • Sun 03 September 2023 at 1:13am
  • Fri 24 November 2023 at 11:37pm
  • Sun 17 March 2024 at 6:06am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.