Hill, Sidney –

Son of John and Margaret Anna Hill, of 136, Eskrick Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. Fought at Gallipoli, and wounded 01/07/1916 at The Somme. Died from a gunshot wound penetrating the liver. Second of two sons to be killed. Incorrectly recorded as Rifle Brigade. on the Bolton County Borough Roll of Honour.

Personal details

  • Surname: Hill
  • Forename: Sidney
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 22
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 17th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 18322
  • Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: January 4th, 1915 - 1915-01-04
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 15/01/1915 31/08/1917 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7e 4g/6c* S12*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 31/08/1917 31/08/1917

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