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Geoffrey Wilfred Hills: Thursday 14th June 1917

Geoffrey became a second Lieutenant in the 10th Batt. London Regiment.  He was killed aged 22 and is buried in the HAC Cemetery at Ecqust-St. Mein which is a village between Arras, Cambrai and Bapaume in France.

Geoffrey’s family lived at 20 Loxley Road having moved from Clapham.  His parents were Alfred, an insurance clerk and Fanny Sophia.  He had a brother Claude, a furniture salesman, who later applied for Geoffrey’s medals on his mother’s behalf. There was also a brother Alfred four years older than Geoffrey but he did not survive to 1911.