Harry Hall

Coldstream Guards

Personal Details

Born: In 1896 in Whitchurch Shropshire and baptised on 9 August the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch.

Family: He was the eldest of three children born to Mary Hall. He married Emma Cracknell in 1916 in Whitchurch and together they had two children, Marjorie E and Margaret E.

Residence: At the time of his baptism his mother was living in the Whitchurch Union Workhouse. By 1901 they had moved to 51 Claypit Street, Whitchurch and by 1911 to 8B St. John’s Street, Whitchurch. He was discharged in 1918 to 60 Brooknock Road, Kentish Town, London which was his wife’s address whilst he was serving in the military.

Employment: In 1911 he was an errand boy; in 1918 he was a police constable.

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: Coldstream Guards

Rank: Private

Service Number: 27856

Date of Enlistment: 20 May 1918

Date of Discharge: 17 September 1918

Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit for war service

Other Information: Harry previously enlisted in the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (number 9778) on 4 December 1911 but was discharged, having mis-stated his age, on 15 January 1912.

Medals and Awards

None Awarded.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

We want to make sure you're human! * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.