Herbert Hall (1888-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HALL, HERBERT. Private. No 30447. 2/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Formerly No 3/32362 North Staffordshire Regiment. Born Paddock 18.11.1888. Third son of Mr and Mrs Alfred Hall, Market Street, Paddock. Educated Paddock Council School. Attended Paddock United Methodist Church. Married. Employed as an organ pipe maker by Messrs Peter Conacher and Company. At the time of enlistment, was living with his wife's parents at The Woodman Inn, Marsden Road, Crosland Moor. Enlisted 16.11.1916. Reported missing at the Battle of Cambrai, 3.12.1917, and later presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Shared Church, Paddock.


Huddersfield Daily Examiner (04/Jan/1918):

Private HERBERT HALL (30447), Royal Warwickshire Regiments, whose wife is now living with her father at the Woodman Inn, Marsden Road, is reported missing. He is the third son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hall, Market Street, Paddock, and previous to joining the Army in November, 1916, he was employed as a metal hand by Messrs. P. Conacher and Co. Any information as to his whereabouts will be gratefully received by his relatives.

Newspaper References

Commonwealth War Graves Commission