John Walter Hill
Lance Sergeant 23695 - Sherwood Foresters
Notts Derby Regiment 2nd Battalion
Killed in Action Flanders 16th Sept 1916 : Aged 21
Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A
Enlisted Mansfield: Son of Ben William and Ann Margaret Hill of 80 Blackwell Road, Huthwaite. Their numbered address next homed my own grandparents, from Charles Elliott being raised next door at 78. Unfortunately, this fact does not yet uncover potential ancestral links connecting present Hill families.
Press identification from Paul Bradshaw and Mrs Lynne Weston
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Confirmed Identification.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 JOHN WALTER HILL. Born Huthwaite, Enlisted Mansfield (resides Huthwaite, Notts) 2nd Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). L/Sgt. 23695, Killed in Action France & Flanders 16th Sept 1916 (HW)
Written 24 Jul 06 Revised 04 Jul 12 © by Gary Elliott