He was the son of Edwin Darley Hill and Deborah Hill of Ballynascreen, Greenisland, Co. Antrim.
The Belfast News letter of 9th September 1916 reports:
The Belfast News letter of 11th September 1916 reports:
On joining the British Expeditionary Force, he was attached to the 7th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles. Hill fought in battles at Wytschaete, Messines (1917) and Ypres (1917) before going missing on 16th August 1917 aged 19.
Hill was awarded the Parchment Certificate of the 16th (Irish) Division, the British Victory Medal and the British War Medal. He is commemorated at the Tyne Cot Cemetery and also on the Memorial in St. Columba’s College Chapel, Whitechurch, Dublin.
A brass memorial plaque to Hill is also installed in St Thomas' Church of Ireland, Eglantine Avenue, Belfast.
A C D Hill is also commemorated in St Nicholas Parish Church, Carrickfergus. The following newspaper cutting and photographs are of an 'oak lectern' presented to the church by E D Hill and Mrs Hill.
Also see Arthur F D Hill (those who applied for service) for further information.