Private James Hinshilwood

Private James Hinshilwood, 19th ( Central Ontario ) Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He was killed in Belgium, aged 22, on the 6th June 1916 during the Battle of Mount Sorrel. He had been born in Jedburgh and was the son of Minnie and the late James Hinshilwood of Canongate, Jedburgh. He had worked in Jedburgh as a baker until he emigrated to Canada in March 1913. He was working there as a baker when he enlisted in November 1914. He landed in France with his Battalion in September 1915. He was in trenches when he was killed by shellfire. He is buried in Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium where his Headstone is inscribed ” To Memory Ever Dear”.

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