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2nd lieut F C Hills 1st bn lincolnshire regiment

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i have just been looking at the war diary for the first battalion lincolnshire regiment dated july 1916.at the end of the page for the 3/7/16 it says that a 2nd lieut F C Hills was killed on that day.

the thing is i can't find any reference to a 2nd lieut f c hills 1st bn lincolns anywhere.

can anyone help with any info on him



its okay i think i've found the answer,who ever filled in the diary got the initials wrong it looks like its l c hills at least thats the only 2nd lieut hills i can find on the cwgc that fits the date of death and regiment

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His MIC shows his name as Lawrence Clifford Hills. If you want a full size copy, PM your e-mail address.



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Details from Soldiers Died in the Great War database and CWGC.

Regards Mark

Name: HILLS, Laurance Clifford

Regiment, Corps etc.: Lincolnshire Regiment

Battalion etc.: 1st Battalion

Last name: Hills

First name(s): Laurance Clifford

Initials: L C


Rank: TEMP 2/LT

Date died: 03 July 1916

How died: Killed in action

Supplementary Notes:

Soldiers Died in the Great War database © Naval and Military Press Ltd 2006.


Initials: L C

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment/Service: Lincolnshire Regiment

Unit Text: "A" Coy. 1st Bn.

Age: 23

Date of Death: 03/07/1916

Additional information: Son of Robert Clifford Hills and Blanche Hills, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex; husband of Katherine Hills, of 6, Inchmery Rd. Catford, London. Enlisted Aug., 1914, in the 20th Bn. London Regt.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 1 C.


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