Hill, Thomas Alexander

Regimental Number: 651929
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Thomas was born in Wiarton, Ontario on July 31, 1900 (he lied about his age on his attestation paper and wrote 1897). His older brother John David Hill came to the Bad Heart area after the war, and in 1928, Tom came to join him and filed on homesteads at 30-75-2-W6 and 19-75-2-W6. He returned to Ontario in 1929 and married Alexandria Brown; they returned together in spring of 1930 and raised a family of three children. In 1963, Tom and Alexandria retired to White Rock, BC, where Tom died on July 1, 1974 at the age of 73.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 40, 1147