Harold Bertie Hilton


Died of his wounds on 29/7/1916. He was Serjeant 6444 1st Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Born at Salford he enlisted at Manchester. Harold’s papers survive on Ancestry.
MIC – Victory, British War, 1914 Star and Clasp.
Harold also won the Distinguished Conduct Medal, his citation reads – ‘ For the Gallantry displayed at Givenchy on 18th February, 1915, when he threw German bombs with great effect into the enemy’s trench, causing general alarm along their line
(LG 1/4/1915)


Salford (Weaste) Cemetery














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