HILL, Edgar Manuel

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Rank: Private

Year of death: 1916

Date of birth: QE Sep 1883

Date of death: 10.12.1916

Place of death: The Somme

Service number: 20911

Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1/6th Battalion Territorial.

Medals: Enlisted in Coventry.

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section K
Family grave

Where remembered?:
Buried in CWGC grave, Warlencourt British Cemetery, France, Plot 1 J 5.
Remembered on family grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1883 in Scarborough. Parents, Henry & Mary Elizabeth Hill. 1901 census, Edgar is a Draper’s Assistant.
1911 census, living at 65 Falsgrave Road, Scarborough, father Henry (Minster of Queen Street Methodist Church).

Inspiration

In loving memory of/HENRY HILL/who fell asleep Dec 26th 1914/aged 61 years/for 22 years Minster of Queen/Street Methodist Church/[part of verse]/also of/EDGAR MANUEL/second son of the above/who was killed on the Somme/Dec 10th 1916/aged 35 years [also kerbs for other family members]

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