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Lt-Col Collis George Herbert St Hill

Lt-Col Collis George Herbert St Hill

Male 1865 - 1917  (52 years)

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  • Name Collis George Herbert St Hill  [1, 2
    Title Lt-Col 
    Born 23 Jun 1865  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1901  36 Beaufort Gardens, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Royal North Devon Hussars  [5
    Name George Herbert St Hill  [5
    Title Lt-Col 
    Died 8 Jul 1917  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Person ID I11867  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Henry Woodford St Hill,   b. Abt 1828, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Tanner 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosie Amabel Maryon Wilson,   b. 1871, Barkham, Uckfield, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1949, 24 Basil Mansions, London SW3 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1899  Queen's Gate, London SW Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Colline Ammabel St Hill,   b. 16 Nov 1899, Kensington Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1985, Windsor and Maidenhead Registration District, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    +2. Hereward Maryon Sainthill,   b. 2 Nov 1904, Kensington Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970, Westminster Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F3714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1911 Census Index (www.1911census.co.uk):
      Chelsea Registration District
      George Herbert St Hill, 45
      Ammabel St Hill, 39
      Colline Ammabel St Hill, 11
      Hereward Maryon St Hill, 6

      New Zealand BMD Index (www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz)
      1860/1529, marriage, Harry Goodlord St Hill
      1861/1637, marriage, Jessy Herbertina St Hill, George Ruck Keene
      1862/3165, birth, Charles Henry St Hill
      1863/4759, birth, Frank Woodford St Hill
      1865/6903, birth, George Herbert St Hill
      1866/2154, death, Frank Woodford St Hill
      1869/8952, birth, Mary Eveline St Hill
      1874/12369, birth, Ralph Woodford St Hill
      1889/2178, marriage, Charles Henry St Hill, Emily Mary Price
      1904/6706, death, Ashton St Hill, 82Y
      1918/24581, death, George Herbert St Hill
      1952/32297, death, Emily Mary St Hill, 82Y
      1954/33494, death Charles Henry St Hill, 92Y

  • Sources 
    1. [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).

    2. [S404] The Times, (London;), Tuesday, Sep 28, 1937; pg. 17; Issue 47801; col C (Reliability: 3).
      FORTHCOMING MARRIAGES
      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.


    3. [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


    4. [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.

    5. [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

    6. [S404] The Times, (London;), Saturday, Aug 04, 1917; pg. 4; col A (Reliability: 3).
      FALLEN OFFICERS.
      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.