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  • Family grave, Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2016)
Person Details
02 Oct 1877
William married Emily (nee Wilson) in 1898 (J/A/S), registration district Mansfield. Their daughter, Evelyn A., was born about 1899 and at the time of the 1901 Census the family was living at 12 Rock Valley, Mansfield. The family has not yet been traced on the 1911 census but Evelyn may have died in 1911 (A/M/J) when she was 12 years old. At the time of William's death the family home was at 14 Wood Street, Mansfield. Emily died on 9 November 1947 aged 67.
In 1901 he was a wood sawyer.
30 Dec 1917
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243879 - CWGC Website
R/4904
Able Seaman
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Hood Bn. Royal Naval Division. He transferred to the Army Reserve on 8 December 1915 and entered on 7 July 1917. He was in the draft for the BEF on 19 November 1917 joining Hood Battalion on 27 November 1917. William died of wounds in the 48th Casualty Clearing Station on 30 December 1917 and is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt (grave ref. VIII.D.2).
CWGC headstone personal inscription: "Ever in our thoughts". Inscription on family gravestone, Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery: 'In loving memory of Emily Hall died Nov. 9th 1947 aged 67 years. Also William Hall husband of the above killed in action Dec. 30th 1917 aged 42 years.' William Hall is commemorated in a book of remembrance held by Mansfield District Council.
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  • Family grave, Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2016)
    William Hall - Family grave, Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2016)