CEF Soldier Detail

Brigadier General Frederick William Hill
Died: July 29, 1947

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
9th Infantry Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Welland, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 28, 1866
Trade or Calling:
lawyer
Marital Status:
Not Specified
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:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 29, 1947
Age at Death:
81
Buried at:
Fairview Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Plot:
B-16
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
Niagara Falls newspaper article re retirement 1929
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Brigadier General Canadian Infantry 9th Infantry Brigade
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry 1st Battalion

Original commanding officer of the 1st Battalion CEF from September 22, 1914 to January 17, 1916. Prior to the war he commanded the 44th Lincoln and Welland Regiment.

Commander of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division at Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele.

Commander of Military District #7 after the war until 1930 when he retired. Honourary Colonel of the Carleton and York Regiment.

A former mayor of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Awards and Decorations
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
TypeDateDescription
Newspaper Extract 4/24/1919 Canadians are Delayed owing to Dock Strike