Hubert Henry Carroll

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History

Military Experience

Lieutenant Hubert Henry Carroll was a 24 year old single Surveyor and Draughtsman living at Ballarat when he enlisted. He was a member of the Australian Mining Corps Headquarters.[1]

Next of kin listed on his enlistment form was his father, J.W. Carroll, 3 Pleasant Street, Ballarat, Victoria. He embarked from Sydney on 20 February 1916 on the HMAT Ulysses [1]

Hubert Carroll was one of the officers responsible for firing the blast under Hill 60. The photograph can be viewed at https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/P02333.002


Honours and Awards

Hubert H. Carroll was awarded the Military Medal. It was gazetted on 4 October 1917.[2]

See also

Australian Mining Corps

Awards & Honors

Hill 60

References

  1. Research by Damian Finlayson
  2. Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: Page 2629, position 14.

Other links

Officers from the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company who fired the mine under Hill 60 - http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/P02333.002


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