Private ERNEST GLENMORE 'Moose' HILL (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames ERNEST GLENMORE 'Moose'
Surname HILL (photo added)
Initials E G
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 25 July 1944
Age 23
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From CAPE BRETON COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
Service Number F/4912
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment North Nova Scotia Highlanders, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location I. A. 13.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF PERCY AND LILLIAN B. HILL, OF POINT EDWARD, CAPE BRETON COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA.

Additional Information

Born in 1919, Private ERNEST GLENMORE HILL was a support Company Rifleman, serving on a Bren Gun Carrier. He was killed on the 25th July 1944 in the Normandy village of Tilly-la-Campagne.

 

Private ERNEST GLENMORE HILL Identity Card.1

 

 

Article Published 5th August 2012.2

 

 

Article published 6th November 2012.3

 

 

 

 

References
1. From Article by Monica Graham published in Herald Arts and Life, 5th August 2012.
2. Article by Monica Graham, reproduced by kind permission, Article originally published in Chronical Herald Arts and Life, 5th August 2012.
3. Article by Darrell Cole published in Amherst News, The Citizen Record, 6th November 2012. 
4. Copy of original document available from the Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial Book of Remembrance p.335.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Al Cameron
Additional photographs provided by: Al Cameron, Chronical Herald Arts and Life and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Al Cameron, Chroincle Herald Arts and Life, Amherst News, The Citizen Record and Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial.

 

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