William Arnold Hillman was born in Western Australia on 29 October 1914 and grew up in Sydney and became a doctor. He enlisted in the army in Perth in 1939, with Service no. W28584. Series B 884.
He returned to Sydney on compassionate leave in 1942 and transferred to the Airforce, RAAF Officer Service no. 263735. Series A9300
He saw service in Parkes, Tocumwal, Cooktown and Solomon Islands.
He was discharged in 1948.
Information and photograph provided by Arnold’s niece, Beverley Abrahams