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  • Grave, Barenthal Military Cemetery, Italy
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Henry was the son of James and Ellen Hallam. In 1891 James (41), a printer, and Ellen (40) b. Derby, a lace clipper, and their three children, Clara (17) a hosiery worker, Henry (11) and James (6) were living at 14 Holden Street, Radford. In 1901 Henry (21), a cabinet maker, was living at 11 Owen Street, Nottingham, with his sister, Clara (27) and her husband Horace Walker (29), a book keeper, whom she had married in 1894 (J/A/S Nottingham). Henry married Lucinda ('Cinnie') Jane Smith (b. 15 January 1882, Grimsby) in 1908 (J/A/S Nottingham). They had three children, Clara Ada b. 11 December 1908, Jenny and Florrie (possibly Florence E Hallam (Smith) b. 1915 A/M/J Nottingham). In 1911 Henry (30) and Lucinda (30), a machine worker, and their two year old daughter Clara Ada (2) were living at 4 Rutland Street, Nottingham, with Henry's widowed mother Ellen (60) a lace worker. Also in the household was a boarder, Thomas Stevenson (49), an army pensioner/office cleaner. They were still living on Rutland Street at the time of Henry's death in 1918. In 1939 Henry's widow Lucinda was living at 257 Carlton Road, Nottingham, with her unmarried daughter Clara, a hosiery machinist. Lucinda Jane Hallam died on 7 March 1961(March Nottingham).
He was a cabinet maker.
22 Jun 1918
638338 - CWGC Website
9th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Formerly 230479 Royal Engineers. Private Henry Hallam served with the 9th Battalion (Pioneers) South Staffordshire Regiment. He was killed in action in Italy on 22nd June 1918. [1] and is buried in Barenthal Military Cemetery, Italy. 1] His date of death is given as 22nd June in all official sources.
Inscription on headstone: 'He died that others may live' Registers of Soldiers' Effects: His widow, Lucinda, was his sole legatee. Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Roll of Honour’, 12 July 1918: ‘Hallam. Killed in action abroad, June 22nd, Pte H Hallam, S. Staffs., dearly beloved husband of Cinnie, 9 (sic) Rutland-street. Duty nobly done. From his loving wife and children, sister, and brother. (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) In memoriam published 21st June 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “HALLAM. – In proud and loving memory of Pte. H. Hallam, killed in action June 21st, 1918. The supreme sacrifice. – Never forgotten by his loving wife Cinnie, and children Clara, Jenny, Florrie. “HALLAM. – In loving memory of our dear brother, Pte. Henry Hallam, killed in action Italy June 21st, 1918. Ever in our thoughts. – Clara and Horace.” [sister and brother-in-law] Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Grave, Barenthal Military Cemetery, Italy
    Henry Hallam - Grave, Barenthal Military Cemetery, Italy