Harry Hill was born at Empingham on 8 September 1889 and brought up in Tinwell. He joined the Royal Field Artillery as a Driver on 8 May 1915 and was promoted to Gunner in September 1917. He left for France five days before Christmas in 1915. Harry took part in the Battles of the Somme, Lys, and the Aisne, serving with B Battery 84th Brigade, but was killed instantly by a shell on 10 October 1918. He was initially buried on the battery position between Le Cateau and the village of Reumont but after the war his body was brought to the Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, grave IX.C.7. Harry is also remembered on Tinwell's war memorial.
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