Regiment : 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards
Service number : 21323
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 8th February 1917
Buried : Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, France, Grave II. N. 44.
Birthplace : Tareton, Gloucestershire, enlisted Pershore
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Additional information on the memorial: Grenadier Guards
[Surname spelt Hitchens in Pershore records] Top Newlands. Grenadier Guards. Worked for Jackson.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/