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Tracing Your Roots To Gallipoli

Remembering some of the Bolton men who lost their lives in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915

James Hilton

James HiltonJames was the son of George Hilton b.1869, a yarn warehouseman and Elizabeth Ellen Hilton née Band b.1870.

He first appeared on the 1891 Census living with his parents at 42 Newark Street, Oldham, Lancashire.

His name appears on the Bolton Borough Roll of Honour.

 

Name Hilton, James
Rank Corporal
Number 2613
Unit 10th Bn
Manchester Regiment
Born Oldham, Lancashire
c.1890
Enlisted Oldham, Lancashire
Died Gallipoli, Turkey
15 November 1915
Age 18
Grave or Memorial Azmak Cemetery, Suvla,
Gallipoli, Turkey
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