HUGH ALEXANDER HILLEN

 

 

Born: 1885, Chillesford, Suffolk.

Died: 26th July 1917; age 32; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: T/207053; Regiment: The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 11th Battalion.

Formerly 265403, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 11-13&14.

Ypres( Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Madeline Hillen, of Birchwood, Leiston, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Chapel Road, Leiston, Suffolk.

 

Hugh was 8 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Henry Edgar Hillen, 33, a Coal merchant, born Leiston.

Madeline Hillen (nee Taylor), 29, born Leiston.

Harold William Hillen, 9, born Chillesford.

Dudley Percy Hillen, 6, born Snape, Suffolk.

Montague Claude Hillen, 2, born Leiston.

Percival Hillen, 1, born Leiston.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1901   ‘Alexandra House’ Abbey Road, Leiston, Suffolk.

 

Hugh was 16 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Henry, 40, a Coal Merchant.

Madeline, 38.

Harold, 17.

Dudley, 15.

Montague, 12.

Percival, 11.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1911   ‘Alexandra House’ Abbey Road, Leiston, Suffolk.

 

Hugh was 27 years old, a Commercial Clerk – Co-operative Stores. He was living with his widowed mother, brother’s, paternal uncle & Montague’s future wife.

Madeline, 48.

Montague, 22, an Engineer’s Fitter & Turner – Engineering Works.

Percival, 21, a Machinist Carpenter – Engineering Works.

Lottie Alexandra, 20, an Elementary Teacher.

James Hillen, 55, a Farmer, born Snape.

1 visitor.

1 general domestic servant.

 

Hugh’s father Henry Edgar Hillen died 1901, Leiston.

 

The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 11th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/queens-royal-west-surrey-regiment/

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