Ernest Hill (1890-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HILL, ERNEST. Private. No 35279. 15th Battalion (1st Leeds Pals) West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 7 Woodside Road, Lockwood, 22.5.1890. Son of William and Mary Ann Hills. Educated Mount Pleasant Council School. Employed as a porter by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway at Brockholes Station. Married. Lived Lower Hagg, Brockholes. Enlisted 9.6.1916. Reported missing in the attack at Gavrelle, 3.5.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Mount Pleasant Chapel, Lockwood.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission