Lance Cpl. Hill was killed in action on 3rd May 1917. He was 22 years old.
Lance Cpl. William Oswyn Hill has no known grave and he is remembered on the Arras Memorial to the Missing.
In the Lady Chapel in All Saints Church, Gainsborough, there is a plaque in the memory of Lance Corporal Hill together with a small picture of Christ’s crucifixion. They were donated in his memory by his family.
He is also named on Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Roll of Honour.