Contributed by: Stephen Thackeray, on 2008-11-08
|Year of Birth||1896|
|Year of Death||1916|
|Regiment||East Surrey Regiment|
|Place of Wartime Residence||East Dulwich, Surrey|
My Great Grandfather on my Mother's side, Augustus Gordon Hine. Son of AG Hine, husband of Mrs L M Hine, of Crystal Palace Road, East Dulwich, London. Born in Camberwell, Surrey, Augustus enlisted in the East Surrey Regiment, 57th Company, Machine Gun Corps at Kingston-on-Thames. Killed in action on The Somme aged 30 on Tuesday, 8th August 1916. Remembered with honour at the Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension, near Albert, Somme, France.