Burr Cross Roads Cemetery

Gunner George Hill

Gunner George Hill, 111632, signaller and telephonist with the 253rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, was killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres on October 4th, 1917. A shell which exploded near him killed him instantly.

Letters from the Front included one from Major Gray, who wrote to widow Olive at 17 King's Road, Luton, to express his sympathy, with the added comment: "He was a telephonist, and only the best men volunteer to be telephonists."

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