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WIBMLINGTON - Captain Hill

A stained glass window and plaque are situated in Wimblington Parish Church. Captain Arthur Joseph Hill, 1st East Surrey Regiment, was the second son of the Reverend Joseph & Mrs Emily Hill and was killed in an explosion at Tung Chan (Tungchow) while serving with the 1st Chinese Regiment on 18th September 1900, aged 37 years. He was present at the taking of Taku, Tientsin and Pekin. Rev Hill was Rector of Wimblington for 30 years.

XXX1 In memory of Capt Arthur Joseph Hill, 1st East Surrey Rgt, accidentally killed in China on September 18th, 1900, aged 37

12 February 2003
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