Hilton Emmanuel Pte 2764725

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Name Hilton Emmanuel
Army number 2764725
Rank Private.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Black Watch, date not yet known. Underwent Basic Training. Posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served in Northern France with the B.E.F.? Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Wounded. DIED of WOUNDS NW Europe 4/7/44, Serial No.382.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes – reported wounded North West Europe but exact date not recorded.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS 04-Jul-44. Initially interred in Ryes Temporary Cemetery - Map 7E/S 1/50,000 Reference 862.822. Reburied 14/2/1945 in Grave V.A.4. Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville. Headstone inscription reads : IN LOVING MEMORY OF EMMANUEL, BELOVED HUSBAND OF ESTHER OF 9 EVELYN ST., DEPTFORD, LONDON , S.E.8.
Home address Son of Emmanuel and Rose Hilton, Husband of Esther Elizabeth Hilton, Deptford.
Source table 1TS