FRANCIS ALAN HOLLIS HAWKSLEY HILL
This post was written by Victoria Doran.
Alan Hawksley Hill is another of the men that we only know of from the family grave stone in St Bridget’s churchyard, West Kirby. He was a Corporal in the Machine Gun Corps who died during the Battle of the Somme.
Hawksley Hill family grave stone at St Bridget, West Kirby
William Waring was a young lad from a humble background, long rooted in the Wirral who died in the static winter front line following the Battle of Passchendaele.
Lance Corporal William Waring Continue reading
Alexander Edwards was probably, at 60, the oldest man with a local connection to die due to the war. Like most of the other older men to die, he died at sea. We only know about him from this family grave at St Bridget, West Kirby,
Edwards family grave at St Bridget, West Kirby