William Henry Hinchcliffe

Regimental number: 
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Survived the war: 
Date of death: 
September 30th, 1918
Raillencourt Communal Cemetery Extension - Nord, France - I.B.7.
Commemorated at: 
St. James Anglican Church (Paris), Penmans Ltd. Honour Roll
Birth country: 
Birth county: 
Birth city: 
Address at enlistment: 
Paris, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
Paris, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Hosiery boarder
Penmans No. 1 Mill
Religious denominations: 
Church of England
Marital status: 
Age at enlistment: 

Letters and documents

Circumstances of Casualty: Died of Wounds in the Field, France.
Location of Unit at Time of Casualty: Vicinity of Tilloy.

BX November 4, 1918

Paris Again Hit by Casualties – Privates William English and William Henry Hinchcliffe Make Supreme Sacrifice

PARIS, Nov. 4. – Mrs. Hinchcliffe received official word from Ottawa on Saturday that her husband, Private William Henry Hinchcliffe had died of wounds in France on September 30th. Deceased enlisted in the 215th Battalion, and went over to France two years ago with a machine gun battalion. He was the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hinchcliffe, and was born in Birmingham, Eng. He came to Canada with his parents 13 years ago. One year was spent in St. George, and for the past 12 years had resided in Paris. Previous to enlistment he was employed in Penman’s No. 1 mill. He was a member of St. James’ Church and choir, and also of the Men’s Society. In 1911 he was married to Miss Mabel Rune, who survives, also a little daughter. One brother, Leslie, of Woodstock, and one sister, Dorothy, of Paris, also survive to whom the sympathy of the community will be extended.