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Algernon was born in 1897 at Nottingham and was the son of Joseph Ross Hall, an educational apparatus maker, and Ada Kate Hall née Raynor of Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham. His father was born in 1873 in Nottingham and his mother Ada Kate Raynor was born in 1872 in Mansfield. They were married in 1895 in Nottingham and went on to have four children, sadly one was to die in infancy; their surviving children, all born in Nottingham, were Algernon b1897, Leslie b1901 and Constance b1903. In the 1911 census the family are living at 5 Watkin Street, Nottingham, and are shown as Joseph Ross Hall 38 yrs an educational apparatus maker, who is living with his wife Ada Kate Hall 39 yrs and their children Algernon Edward Ross 14 yrs, Leslie Percival Ross 10 yrs and Constance Delores 8 yrs.
13 Oct 1918
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  • MM MM Military Medal
Seaforth Highlanders (Ross–shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's)
1/4th Bn. Algernon Edward Charles Ross Hall enlisted at Nottingham. He served initially with the service number 47767 in the Sherwood Foresters Regiment. Algernon was serving with the 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders when he was killed in action on 13th October 1918. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial. The announcement of his Military Medal was published in the 'London Gazette,' 11th December 1918.
'In memoriam' notices published 13th October 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 . “HALL. – Pte. A. Ross Hall, M.M., 1/4th Seaforths, 51st Division, killed in action October 13th, 1918. – Fondly remembered by Ellen. “HALL. – In ever-loving remembrance of Pte. Alg. E. C. R. Hall, M.M., 1/4th Seaforths Highlanders, killed in action October 13th, 1918. – Leslie and Constance.”
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