William Walter Hill
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Born: 1899, 23rd April.

Place of Birth: Godalming, Surrey.

Died: 1979, Surrey.

Parents: Benjamin and Sarah Hill, nee Tubbs. Benjamin was born in Godalming and Sarah in Guildford.

Marriages: Hilda Simmonds, no details found.

Children: Hilda E. M. 1925, Patricia V. 1928, Ruby E. J. 1930, Betty D. 1932, Norman Leslie 1933, twins Peter and Violet 1935 and David J. 1937.

Occupation: Labourer.

Notes: In the 1901 Census, William was living with his parents at 57 Catteshall Lane, Godalming.

William joined the 1st Infantry Reserve Battalion in 1917, serving 133 days before being medically discharged. It appears he had a heart condition on recruitment, which subsequently caused him to be discharged. He was given a gratuity of £7 10s and discharged with good character.