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Sydney George Hill

In memory of:

Private Sydney George Hill

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2304361

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 24, 1894

Son of Sydney James and Ellen Louisa Hill, of 21, Crofton Rd., Camberwell, London, England.

Commemorated on Page 429 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CREST CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

B. 3.

Location:

Fontaine-Notre Dame is a large village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres south-west of Cambrai on the main road from Cambrai to Bapaume (N30). The CREST CEMETERY is signposted from the N30 in the village and is located on the right hand side of the road towards Raillencourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Bracebridge Gazette 14-Nov-1918  Pittsburgh's Prof. John A. Brashear, self-taught astronomer, telescope inventor and philanthropist, hosted Sydney G. Hill at his summer residence on Lake Muskoka's Urania Island.  Brashear's favourite quote: "I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night."

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