Hilton, Albert –

Son of Matthew and Margaret Hilton, of Bolton, Lancashire. Confectionery shopkeeper of 3, St. Helens Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly of 45, Wynne Street, Bolton, Lancashire. A member of the Bolton Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade. Enlisted June 1915. Served at the Wharnecliffe Military Hospital, and a time in Sicily. Killed instantaneously by a shell while attending wounded at a dressing station.

Personal details

  • Surname: Hilton
  • Forename: Albert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 37
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 14th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd/1st East Lancashire Field Ambulance / St. John Ambulance Brigade.
  • Service number: 22617
  • Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/06/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 30/11/1917 07/12/1917

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