Stoker 1st Class John James Hill

Royal Navy, HMS Hampshire

Died: Monday 5 June 1916 (aged 20)

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Record:
HILL, JOHN JAMES
Additional information:
Son of Richard and Mary Ellen Hill, of 31, Moorfield Houses, Crooke, Wigan.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
18.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Hill, John James
Memorial:
Shevington (WMR 13144)
Location:
Shevington, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hill, John James
Memorial:
St Anne Shevington - JJ Hill (WMR 88644)
Location:
Shevington, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hill, John James
Memorial:
Wigan Coal and Iron Co., Manton Pits WW1 (WMR 59011)
Location:
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Hill, John J
Memorial:
Crossland Road Mission (WMR 51370)
Location:
Marton, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Hill, John J
Memorial:
Wigan Coal and Iron Co., Taylor Pit And John Pit - WW1 (Original Memorial Structure) (WMR 18511)
Location:
Standish, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hill, John J
Memorial:
Wigan Coal and Iron Co., Taylor Pit And John Pit WW1 (Replacement Memorial) (WMR 45401)
Location:
Shevington, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hill, John J
Memorial:
Wigan Coal and Iron Co., Taylor and John Pit (Original Memorial) (WMR 84115)
Location:
Standish, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hill, J J
Memorial:
Adelphi Lads Club - Books Of Remembrance (lost) (WMR 54097)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Hill, J J
Memorial:
Eastbourne Street Shrine (WMR 35330)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Hill, J J
Memorial:
Newton-le-Willows War Memorial, Earlestown (WMR 15267)
Location:
Earlestown, Merseyside

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Name:
Private A Hill
Context:
Wounded
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 7 Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (page 83)
Name:
Private A Hill
Context:
Died
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 7 Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (page 87)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel G V W Hill
Context:
promotion
Date:
8 Jun 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers (page 344)