CEF Soldier Detail

Staff Sergeant Henry Hamilton Hill
Died: August 2, 1917

Regimental Number:
1262701
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Garrison Artillery
Battalion:
8th Siege Battery
Company:
Place of Birth:
Country:
Next of Kin:
Mrs Hill (wife), 56 Creighton St., Halifax, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
Trade or Calling:
sailor
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 2, 1917
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Etaples Military Cemetery, France
Plot:
XXII. N. 2IA.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 4352-17
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Halifax Herald Aug 8, 1917
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Staff Sergeant Canadian Garrison Artillery 8th Siege Battery
Private Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve HMCS Niobe
Sergeant Canadian Field Artillery 14th Howitzer Battery
Sergeant Hill left behind a wife and 5 children.  He had previously served in the British and canadian navies and was armourer on the HMCS Niobe prior to enlisting in the artillery.