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Hugh Lewis Hoyles
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 Information
 Service #  -
 Rank  Lieutenant
 Force  Army
 Regiment  Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
 Death Date August 12, 1918
 Engagement  -
 Cemetary  Bouchoir New British Cemetery
 Age  -
 Birthdate  13 Nov 1880
 Peacetime Work  -
 Awards & Citations
None are listed, but that doesn't mean this individual does not have any.
 Biography/Accounts
Forty-second Battalion. Son of N. W. Hoyles, K.C., LL.D.; b. Toronto; ed. Bishop Ridley College; University College 1899-1903, B.A. (Eng. & Hist.-Cl.) ; Year President; Manager, Senior Rugby team; Captain, Second Rugby team; Secretary-Treasurer, Cricket Club; Kappa Alpha; Law School; Barrister 1906, firm of Aylesworth, Wright, Moss & Thompson; Solicitor and General Counsel to Bell Telephone Co., Montreal; 5th Regt , Capt. and Adjutant; md. Elizabeth Sankey. In 1915 he joined the 5th Royal Highlanders in Montreal, and after reverting to Lieutenant, went overseas with a reinforcing draft in November 1916. He joined the 42nd Battalion in France in March 1917, and served with it through the battles of Vimy and Passchendaele, in the latter of which he was slightly wounded. He was killed instantly at the battle of Amiens on the night of August I2th while leading his company in a successful attack. Buried at Bouchoir, near Roye. His name was Mentioned in Despatches on November i8th, 1918.
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