- [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), marriages of Collis George H St Hill and Rosie Ammabel M Wilson/Rosie A Maryon-Wilson share reference Kensington 1a 165, March quarter 1899 (Reliability: 3).
- [S404] The Times, (London;), Tuesday, Sep 28, 1937; pg. 17; Issue 47801; col C (Reliability: 3).
MR. M. D. C. HANBURY-TRACY AND MRS. F. KING
A marriage has been arranged between David Hanbury-Tracy, Scots Guards, elder son of the late Hon. Felix C. H. Hanbury-Tracy and Mrs. Caryl Hargreaves, of 26, Portman Square, W.1, and Colline Ammabel, widow of Lieutenant-Colonel Frank King, D.S.O., of Northrepps, Norfolk, and daughter of the late Lieutenant-Colonel C. G. H. St. Hill and Mrs. St. Hill, of 4, Walton Street, S.W.
- [S108] 1901 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (31 March 1901;), RG 13., RG 13/34 f.45 p.29 (Reliability: 3).
36 Beaufort Gdns, Kensington, London
Collis G.H. St. Hill, Head, M, 35, New Zealand
Rosie A. St. Hill, Wife, M, 29, Sussex; Barkham Manor
Colline A. St. Hill, Daur., 1, London
Louise M. May, Serv., S, 32, Nurse (Domestic), Warwickshire; Birmingham
Mariame Keane, Serv., S, 20, Kitchenmaid (Domestic), Ireland
Anne B. Harris, Serv., S, 25, Housemaid (Domestic), Berkshire; Wycombe
Mary Susan Mamren?, Serv., Wid, 43?, Cook (Domestic), Devonshire; Shoolbrook
William H. Smallridge, Serv, S, 24, Butler (Domestic), Devonshire; Tavistock
- [S118] De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, (available on www.findmypast.co.uk;).
ST. HILL, COLLIS GEORGE HERBERT, Lieut.-Colonel, 2/5th (Territorial) Battn. The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regt.), 2nd s. of the late Rev. Canon Woodford St. Hill, by his wife, Mary, dau. of Joseph Tanner, of Urchfont Manor, co. Wilts ; and gdson. of Henry Charles St. Hill, of Bradninch Manor, co. Devon ; b. 23 June, 1865 ; educ. Bath College ; was gazetted 2nd Lieut. The Royal North Devon Hussars (Yeomanry) in 1892 ; promoted Lieut.-Colonel 16 June, 1916 ; served in the South African War 1899-1902 (Queen's Medal with three clasps) ; was Aide-de-Camp to Sir Gilbert Carter, K.C.M.G., Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Barbados 1909-10 ; was sent to Gallipoli in Sept. 1915 ; transferred to command of the 6th Battn. The Lincolnshire Regt. ; took part in the evacuation of Suvla Bay ; afterwards rejoined his regiment in Egypt ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from Feb. 1917, and was killed in action 8 July following, by a sniper near Beaucamp and Villers Plinch. Buried at Neuville Bourjonval, near Ytres. He was awarded the Matabeleland Medal 1893, Matabele 1896 with clasp, and Central Africa with clasp 1898. He m. at Queen's Gate, London, S.W., 23 Jan. 1899, Ammabel, dau. of the late Sir Spencer Maryon Wilson, of Charlton House, co. Kent, 10th Bart., and had two children : Hereward, b. 2 Nov. 1904, and Colline Ammabel, b. 16 Nov. 1899.
- [S114] Debt of Honour Register, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, (www.cwgc.org;), http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=275364 (Reliability: 3).
Name: ST. HILL, GEORGE HERBERT; Initials: G H; Nationality: United Kingdom; Rank: Lieutenant Colonel; Regiment/Service: Royal North Devon Hussars; Age: 52; Date of Death: 08/07/1917; Awards: Mentioned in Despatches; Additional information: Son of the Rev. Canon Woodford St. Hill; husband of Annabel St. Hill (nee Maryon-Wilson), of 10, Wilbraham Place, London, S.W.1. Served in the Royal North Devon Hussars for eighteen years and fought in the Matabele, Angoni, and South African Campaigns. Also served at Gallipoli, where he commanded the 6th Bn. Lincolnshire Regt. at the evacuation of Suvla Bay. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead; Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 28. Cemetery: NEUVILLE-BOURJONVAL BRITISH CEMETERY
- [S404] The Times, (London;), Saturday, Aug 04, 1917; pg. 4; col A (Reliability: 3).
LIEUTENANT-COLONEL GEORGE HERBERT (COLLIS) ST. HILL, Yeomanry, attached Sherwood Foresters, who was killed on July 8, was the son of the late Canon St. Hill, of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, and grandson of Charles Henry St. Hill, of Bradninch Manor, Devon. He saw active service in the operations in Matabeleland in 1893, receiving the medal, in the operations in South Africa in 1896 (clasp), and in Central Africa, 1898 (medal with clasp). He was with the Devon Yeomanry in the South African War, being present at the actions near Diamond Hill, at Riet Vlei, and at Zilikut Nek; he was awarded the Queen's medal with three clasps. He went to Gallipoli with the Devon Yeomanry, where he was appointed to the command of a battalion of the Lincoln Regiment and was one of those selected to cover the evacuation of Suvla Bay. He was gazetted to the command of his regiment as from June, 1916. In February of this year he was appointed to the command of a battalion of the Sherwood Foresters. Colonel St. Hill married in 1899, Ammabel, daughter of the late Sir Spencer Maryon-Wilson, and leaves a son and a daughter.