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Hill, Edward Leon
HILL, EDWARD LEON Private
Son of Ernest O. and Myrtle Hill (Mason) ; born January 1, 1899, Alton, Ill. Moved to Allen County, Ind. in 1911. Enlisted in Indiana National Guard in April 1916, for service on
the Mexican Border. In September, 1917, he enlisted in the Canadian Army, Victoria, British Columbia; assigned to the 50th Gordon Highlanders, and went overseas in November, 1917. Killed in action August 9, 1918, while serving with the 72nd Battalion, on the Flanders Front.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921