Military
War Memorial File

 

PRIVATE ALBERT HILL.

6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment.

Service number; 13202.

Died on July 1st 1916.

Aged 24 years.


COMMEMORATION;

Dantzig Alley British Cemetery,
Mametz,
Somme,
France.
VIII. M. 5.

PRIVATE ALBERT HILL

Died July 1st 1916, aged 24 years.

Son of James and Elizabeth Hill, of Castor, Peterborough.

Report copied from The Peterborough Standard, dated July 22nd 1916.

Pte. Albert Hill, of Castor ( who was reported wounded in last week’s issue), was killed in action in France on July 1st. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Hill, and there is another brother on active service. Pte Hill was always a very steady and promising young fellow, and a great favourite with his brother soldiers. He was a great chum of Pte. Crane, and death has now smitten both of them.


Also reported Pte. Walter Hill, son of Mrs. Hill, and the late Mr. J. Hill, of Castor joined the 6th Northants, was drafted into 1st Garrison Battalion Essex, and has been at Dardanelles; is still with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. ( November 1916.)


There is a memorial stone in Castor churchyard with the following inscription:

In loving memory
of
Private Albert Hill.
6th Northants Regiment.
3rd son of James and Elizabeth Hill.
Killed in action.
July 1st 1916.
Aged 24 years.