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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
Father Henry Hill. Mother: Sarah Ann Hill, born in 1860 in Arnold. She was a widow and worked as a lace dresser. Sister: May. born in 1894 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire and working as a lace dresser. The family lived at 3 West Court, Mansfield Road, Nottingham before moving to 21 Milk Street, Glasshouse Street Nottingham.
16 Aug 1917
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144754 - CWGC Website
12962
Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Pte. Hill volunteered for service and following training he was drafted to France. The battalion was involved in fighting during the Third Battle of Ypres. They held positions near the village of Westhoek which were heavily shelled prior to a German attack. Casualties were high and included Pte. Hill who was seriously wounded , and who died on 16/08/1917. He was buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Tom Hill - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle