PrivateHILL, RONALD WILLIAM

Service Number PS/5006

Died 22/06/1916

Aged 22

"C" Coy. 20th Bn.
Royal Fusiliers

Son of George William and Georgina Hill, of Silverstone, Cheadle Heath, Stockport, Cheshire. Born at Bradshaw Brook, Knutsford, Cheshire. Educated at King's School, Chester, and Manchester Grammar School. Joined the Army in Sept., 1914. In his pocket was found the message:-"Do not let your faith in God be shaken, I do not fear death, rather am I proud to be able to lay down my life for my Country".

Inscription

IN SOLO DEO SALUS EST MORS JANUA VITAE

Buried at GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY

Location: Pas de Calais, France
Number of casualties: 904

Cemetery/memorial reference: II. C. 2.

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CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.