Wallace Hillier

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Wallace Hillier

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Oxford Union Bank branch

Died: 9 October 1917

Wallace Leigh Hillier was born on 19 May 1890. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its Oxford Union Bank branch. In October 1914 Hillier married Hilda Avery Penwarden. They had a son together, born in September 1917.

During the First World War Hillier joined the army, serving as a Private in the Honourable Artillery Company. He was killed in action on 9 October 1917, less than a month after the birth of his son. He was 27 years old.

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