Lance Serjeant WILLIAM ALLAN HILL (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Lance Serjeant
Forenames WILLIAM ALLAN
Surname HILL (photo added)
Initials W A
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 06 June 1944
Age 22
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 4389766
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment)
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Battalion, Green Howards (50th Northumbrian Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location X. L. 5.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF JOHN WILLIAM AND IDA HILL, OF LINGDALE, YORKSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

William Allan 'Rufty' Hill

Taken June 1940 after his return from Dunkirk1

 

References
1. Photographs from Mike Smith, William Allan Hill's nephew, via Paul Cheall and Bill Cheall, from Bill Cheall's memoir Fighting Through From Dunkirk to Hamburg, A Green Howard's Memoir, Published 2011 and website.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Mike Smith via Paul Cheall and Bill Cheall
Individual photograph: Mike Smith via Paul Cheall and Bill Cheall
Additional photographs provided by: Mike Smith via Paul Cheall and Bill Cheall
Additional information provided by: Mike Smith and Paul Cheall and Bill Cheall

 

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