Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Bruce Sinclair Hillis

In memory of:

Lieutenant Bruce Sinclair Hillis

July 5, 1918

Military Service


Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

48th Sqdn.

Additional Information


Only son of J. M. Hillis and Elizabeth Hillis, of 8th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 588 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. 20.

Location:

Hangard is a village in the Department of the Somme, 5 kilometres south of Villers-Bretonneux, in the valley of the Luce. HANGARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY is a little east of the village on the north side of the road to Demuin and the EXTENSION is on the west side of the Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 2 August 1918.
  • Photo of Bruce Hillis– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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