Etc. -- Frank Hill Killed in Action, 1917
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The following is from a page 1 article in the 6 Sep 1917 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Norfolk Casualties

KILLED IN ACTION

797523 [sic] Pte. Wm. Frank Hill of Teeterville
797364 Pte. Roscoe Devitt of Delhi
797563 Pte. Wallace Marr of Townsend
Pte. Andrew Harrison of Wilsonville.
He enlisted with the 125th Brants.

DIED OF WOUNDS

797141 Pte. Harry Masters of St. Williams
797906 Pte. Harry Wm. Revell of Delhi
 
 

The following is from a page 1 article in the 13 Sep 1917 issue of 
the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Three Teeterville Chums 
Meet Heroes' Deaths

These brave boys -- Private Frank Hill, Private Walter Cade, and Private Lloyd B. Lewis -- all members of 
"D" Company of the 133rd Battalion, and all belonging in Teeterville, have been killed in action.

Hill and Lewis were natives of Windham. Cade, an Englishman, had lived [in Teeterville] long enough to look upon it as home.

Lewis had gone west, but came back to Norfolk to enlist with his chums in the county unit.

While the 133rd trained here they lived together with Mrs. Fred Marr, Colborne Street north. 
They went to England together, stayed there together; 
they crossed to France to the some battalion, and Somewhere there they found soldier's graves within a few days of one another.
 
 

The following is a partial transcription of the Teeterville column on page 5 of the 13 Sep 1917 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Word was received last week that three of the boys from this village, Frank Hill, Walter Cade and Lloyd Lewis, had paid the supreme sacrifice. A memorial service was held in the church of Sunday evening, conducted by our pastor, Rev. Mr. Voaden, assisted by Rev. Mr. Russ. 

 

From page 5 of the 20 Jun 1918 issue and page 9 of the 4 Jul 1918 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Notice To Creditors

Francis William Hill, late of the Township of Windham, in the County of Norfolk, soldier, deceased, died on or about 21 Aug 1917 at France, Europe.

Executors of his last will and testament: Edwin Hill and Clarence Silverthorne.

 

From page 1 of the 22 Aug 1918 issue of the  Waterford Star.

In Memoriam

HILL -- In loving memory of Pte. Frank W. Hill. Killed in action, 21 Aug 1917, "somewhere in France."
[Poem omitted]
                                             Mother, Sisters and Brothers. 

 

[Compiler's Comment: The C.E.F. database acknowledges Frank William Hill (797515), but 
does not provide an Attestation Paper for him.
]


Frank Hill



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