George Mark Hill (Maracle) signature

George Mark Maracle signed up on this day in 1916, under the surname Hill. His true date of birth was February 10th, 1891 and he was the son of Albert George Maracle and Annie (née Hill), who were both Mohawks. They were living in Point Anne when George enlisted.

George joined the 157th Battalion with the regimental number 644015. He was five feet six inches tall, with a dark complexion, dark eyes and black hair.

George’s service record shows that he left Canada on October 17th, 1916 and was transferred to the 1st Battalion, joining them in the field on December 2nd, 1916. He was killed at the Battle of Vimy Ridge.