Rifleman

Ernest William Hill

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hill, of Vosper St., Matamata, Auckland.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

Submitted by: Sharon Dowling
Relationship to casualty: My grandmother's (Roena Green, Nee Hill) Brother
This photo was given to me by my grandmother Roena Green, née Hill before she died as I would attend Anzac day commemorations with her as a young girl and I now attend on her behalf every year. One ... Read More

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
23/780
Name:
Ernest William Hill
Rank: 
Rifleman
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
W. Hill (father), Walton, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Matamata, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
3 New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade, 1 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
15 September 1916
Day of Death:
Friday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
09 October 1915
Transport:

HMNZT 30
HMNZT 31
HMNZT 32
HMNZT 33
HMNZT 34
Vessel:
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
France
Ernest William Hill
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