Born: 1922, Colchester, Essex.

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

Residence: 52, Wimpole Road, Colchester, Essex.

52, Wimpole Road is still a Doctor’s Surgery.


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 July 1870, Aston, Warwickshire. A Doctor.

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


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


Hugh attended Ipswich School – left the school 1939.


Probate to Joan Charlotte Christine Lumsden – widow, wife of John Michael Arthur Lumsden.


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

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