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  •  Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Ilkeston Derbyshire
He was the son of William and Fanny Hallam and the brother of Samuel, Ruth, Albert, Doris Ivy, Leslie and Cyril Hallam. In 1901 the family lived at 33 Cremorne Street Meadows, in 1911 at 92 Flewitt Street Alfred Street South, by 1915 at 82 Flewitt Steet and by the end of the war at 23 Lytton Street Gordon Road (all Nottingham).
He was an engraver upon enlistment.
02 Oct 1917
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Gunner
237th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery
Gunner William Hallam attested on 8th December 1915 under Lord Derby's Scheme standing 5' 8" tall he gave his age as 18 years and 11 months, his address was 82 Flewitt Street, Nottingham, he stated he was an engraver and his next of kin was his father William of the same address, his religion was that of Church of England, he was posted to the reserves. He was mobilised on on 15th July 1916 reported to the No 4 depot Royal Garrison Artillery at Greatt Yarmouth on 21st July 1916. He embarked from Southampton on 23rd January 1917 and landed the following day at Le Harve, France. He was killed in action on 2nd October 1917 and is buried at Bard Cottage Cemetery Grave Reference: IV I 36
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  •  Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William Hallam - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle