242468 Private Charles Henry Hill.

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1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 17 April 1918.

Hill was a native of Barrowford, Lancashire.

The Colne and Nelson Times of 2 December 1918 reported, To be added.....

The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On one occasion he crawled over the parapet in daylight, and dragged in a wounded comrade. Later, he kept his mortar firing in an exposed position, though heavily shelled and suffering casualties. His courage and coolness were most marked."

"Soldiers Died in the Great War" shows, Died of wounds on the 15 December 1918, born at Rotherham, Yorkshire, enlisted at Nelson, Lancashire whilst living in Barrowford, Lancashire.

Distinguished Conduct Medal in Towneley Hall Museum, Burnley, Lancashire.