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Memorable Manitobans: Allan R. Hill (1891-?)


Born at Toronto, 1891. Son of Arthur Hill and Elizabeth Mary Ridgeway. Educated at Winnipeg Public and High Schools. Family came to Manitoba in 1895; father lives in Winnipeg (returned). Captain Hill was articled in law to E. F. Haffner of Winnipeg. Called to Manitoba Bar, September 1914. Practised in Winnipeg. Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, October 1914. 27th Battalion, overseas, France, September 1915; Ypres, St. Eloi, Sanctuary Wood, Kemmell; England, instructing in machine-gun depot; returned to France, March 1918, 4th Division Machine-Gun Battalion; was in the Last Hundred Days; Arras, Amiens, Cambial, Canal du Nord, Valenciennes, Mons. Returned to Canada, June 1919. Practised in Winnipeg; came to Winkler, 1924. Member, Manitoba Bar Association. On the reserve of Canadian Militia, rank of captain. Recreation: Golf. Address, Winkler, Manitoba.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

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