Donhead St. Mary Church

Nicholas Weatherby Hill

Surname: Hill
Other names: Nicholas Weatherby
Other people in this story:
Henry Leonard G. Hill
Mary Ann Hill née Weatherby
Locations in this story:
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
France & Flanders
Courcelette British War Cemetery, France
St. Andrew's Church, Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire


Story:
Nicholas Weatherby Hill was born in 1895 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. He was the son of Henry Leonard G. Hill, an Architect, and Mary Weatherby. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and a student. He enlisted in the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry and at the time of his death held the rank of Lieutenant (Acting Captain). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Military Cross, Victory and British War medals. He died on 16th January 1917 and was buried at Courcelette British War Cemetery (grave id. I.D.13). He is remembered on a brass tablet and wooden cross inside St. Andrew's Church at Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire.  

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Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives