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Herbert Palmer Hallam - Information on his Death


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Hi All,

Looking for further information and/or documentation on the following:


Private, 18457, 10th Btn., k. in a. 07/07/1916, aged 23
Died Possibly at the Battle of Fricourt, The Somme.
b. Pilsley; e. Chesterfield; r. Pilsley

"Son of John Henry and Lilian Hallam, of 4, Back Lane, Pilsley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire."

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France - Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Village Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Pilsley

'Private H. P. Hallam, Sherwood Foresters, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Hallam, of Pilsley, has been missing since July 7th. A North Wingfield soldier had sent word home that Private Hallam was wounded, but no confirmation of the statement was forth coming. Prior to enlisting he worked for the Hasland Co-operative Society, and was well known both at Hasland and Grassmoor He has been wounded twice, and returned to France on Whit-Thursday. He is twenty three years of age, and unmarried.'

Many thanks, :)
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