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  • Cambrin Military Cemetery where John Leonard Hall is buried
Person Details
New Whittington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
He was the son of John Thomas and Emily Alice Hall Born Third Quarter 1892 Baptised 17th July 1892 New Whittington, Derbyshire On 1901 Census he is living with his parents and sister, Hilda Gertrude, at 112, Queens Walk, Meadows, Nottingham. His father is listed as a railway engine driver. On 1911 Census he is living with his parents and sister, Hilda Gertrude, at 116 Woolmer Road, Meadows, Nottingham. His father and John worked for the Midland Railway. His father as an engine driver, and John as a clerk.
He was a Midland Railway Company clerk
08 Nov 1918
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33587 - CWGC Website
M/331489
CWGC gives his parents address as 3, Stella Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. SDGW gives John's address as Mansfield - so possibly still living with his parents
Sergeant
Army Service Corps
May have been with North Midland Divisional Train pre-war or an early enlistment. Entered theatre 28th February 1915 Joined No.4 Company, North Midlands Divisional Train (46th Divisional Train) from H.T Base, Le Havre 22nd September 1915 Renumbered T4/244649 in 1917 Promoted to Sergeant Transferred to ASC (M.T) and renumbered M/331489 Attached 349th Siege Battery, 8th Divisional Ammunition Column Buried Cambrin Military Cemetery
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 14 November 1918: HALL on the 8th inst. in France from pneumonia, Sgt John Leonard Hall. Fiancée Gerty In memoriam published 8th November 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “HALL. – In affectionate remembrance of our dear and only son, Sergt. John Leonard Hall, passed away in France, November 8th, 1918. Cherished memories, shattered hopes. – Loving mother, father, and sister Mansfield.” In memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Cambrin Military Cemetery where John Leonard Hall is buried
    John Leonard Hall - Cambrin Military Cemetery where John Leonard Hall is buried
  • Photograph showing commonwealth war graves commission headstone marking the grave of John Leonard Hall at Cambrin Military Cemetery and is courtesy of John Beech
    John Leonard Hall - Photograph showing commonwealth war graves commission headstone marking the grave of John Leonard Hall at Cambrin Military Cemetery and is courtesy of John Beech