Horace Hall (c.1884-1918)

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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, HORACE. Private. No 31300. 6th Battalion The King's Own Scottish Borderers. Born Huddersfield. Son of the late George Henry Thomas Hall (who was Headmaster of Wilshaw Church School for thirty years) and Mary H. Hall, 34 Inglewood Terrace, Slaithwaite. Moved to Slaithwaite in 1909. Prior to enlistment, was employed as a groom at Lilburn Towers, Northumberland, the home of Mr Collingwood, a descendant of Admiral Collingwood. Enlisted St. Boswells. Killed in action, 17.7.1918, aged 34. Buried LA KREULE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row D, Grave 9.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

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