Lieut. Thomas Oliver Hill

Thomas Oliver Hill 1890-1937

Lieutenant T.O. Hill, 16/DLI & 4/King’s African Rifles was born in 1890 at Lanercost, Cumberland to Mozart and Margaret.  1901: lived at Elswick, Newcastle, father was a marine engineer.  1911: was a student and attained a B.Sc., becoming a teacher at Cockfield County Mixed School 1912: left Cockfield.  Joined 9/DLI then 4/King’s African Rifles posted to Uganda being promoted to Lieutenant.  He was awarded the British War and Victory medals.  Married Lilian.  Died: 1937 aged 47 at Kingston-upon-Hull.