Born: 1922, Colchester, Essex.

Died: 6th June 1944 ; age: 22; KiA.

Residence: 52, Wimpole Road, Colchester, Essex.


Rank: Lieutenant; Service Number: EC/4579.

Regiment: Indian Army, 10th Baluchi Regiment, 3rd Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Moro River Canadian War Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James Ryland Hickinbotham & Mary Hickinbotham; husband of Joan Charlotte Christine Hickinbotham, of Uppingham, Rutland.


Father: James Ryland Hickinbotham, born 1870, Aston, Warwickshire. A Doctor.

Mother: Mary Irene Hickinbotham (nee Godfrey), born 1883, Barrowby, Lincolnshire.


In 1941, Colchester, Essex, Hugh married Joan Charlotte Christine Hawkins, born June 1917, Romford, Essex.


Hugh attended Ipswich School.


Probate to Joan Charlotte Christine Lumsden (wife of John Michael Arthur Lumsden).


Hugh is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

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