HILL, Gerard Leader

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Rank: Captain

Year of death: 1917

Date of birth: QE Sep 1882

Date of death: 26.9.1917

Place of death: Ypres

Service number:

Regiment: 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment

Medals:
Campaign Medals & Silver War Badge.
Family grave “Killed in action, 3rd Battle of Ypres” age 35

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Terraces
Family grave

Where remembered?:
CWGC, Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, addenda panel.
Remembered on family grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1882 in Romford (Warley), Essex. Parents, Herbert F (Retired Lieutenant Colonel) & Mary Hill. 1911 census living at Northfield House, Scalby, Gerard was a Ship Draftsman.

Inscription

To the beloved/memory of/HERBERT FRANCIS HILL/Lt Col 1st Essex Regiment (44th)/who died 9th of April 1911 aged 61/in hope of eternal life/also of his beloved wife/MARY/who joined him on March 10th 1931 aged 81/He bringeth them unto the haven where they would be/to the/glorious/memory of/ Captain/GERARD LEADER HILL/2/5th Lincolnshire/Regiment/only and beloved son of/HERBERT and MARY HILL/who was killed in action at the 3rd/Battle of Ypres Sept 26th 1917 aged 35/For England.

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