William Cornhill

Name

William Cornhill

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

29/03/1918
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
51900
Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry)
9th Squadron

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
II. B. 27.
France

UK Memorials

Broxbourne Town Memorial
St Augustine’s Church Memorial, Broxbourne
Hoddesdon Town Memorial
St Catherine and St Paul’s Church Memorial, Hoddesdon

Pre War

Born in 1893 in Broxbourne son of James and Harriet Cornhill and living in 10 Spital Brook, Hoddesdon in 1901 and 10 High Street, Hoddesdon in 1911. He was a domestic coachman.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk formerly 3352 9th Lancers and died of wounds.

Additional Information

Brother of Private Herbert Charles Cornhill who died of wounds on 22 Apr 1918 and of Private Arthur John Cornhill who was killed in action on 18 Nov 1916 and who are also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Richard Barber