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Information from Clive Wood, 2008
Lance Corporal Ernest Hill

1872 1st/4th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

L/Cpl HillSon of Mr Henry & Louisa Hill
Husband of Millie Hill

Aged 30 years

Died 26th September 1915

Commemorated on Helles Memorial
Panel 154 & 155

Born and enlisted at Rushden.
The Rushden Echo Friday 8 October 1915, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Rushden Soldier Dead - Lance-Corpl Hill's Sad End - Official Intimation

Mrs Hill, 13 Succoth-place, has received official intimation that her husband, Lance-Corpl E Hill, 1872, 4th Northants Regiment has died of wounds at the Dardenelles. Lance-Corpl Hill joined the Territorial Force two years ago and was called up at the beginning of the war. Before being called up he worked for at Messrs John Cave and Sons; shoe factory. Deceased was 30 years of age.

Wellingborough News, October 8 1915, transcribed by Clive Wood

Rushden Men who Fought and Bled

We are sorry to learn of the death of Lance-Corpl E. Hill of Succoth-place. He was in the 4th Northants Regiment in the Dardanelles, and got his wound which proved fatal on September 26th. He landed on August 15th at Gallipoli, and would have reached his 31st birthday on Tuesday.
The Rushden Echo Friday 1 September 1916, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Rushden's War Victim - Two Neighbour's Give Their Lives for Their Country

The late Pte Frank Reginald Charles, Northants Regt., of 19 Co-operative row, Rushden, who died of wounds in France on August 2nd, 1916.

The late Pte Ernest Hill, Northants Regt., of 20, Co-operative row, Rushden, who died of wounds on Sept. 26th, 1915, and was buried at sea.

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