Remembered with honour Amara War Cemetery: Plot XX, Row D, Grave 8.
He enlisted in Wolverton, Bucks, and was formerly Private 14147 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 4 December 1914, and was presumed killed in action. Unfortunately, Charles’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of the late Amos and Emma Jane (nee ATKINS) HALL.
His parents married 1885 in the Leighton Buzzard, Beds, district. Amos died 1916 aged 49; Emma died 1914 aged 46; both in the Potterspury, Northants, district.
Charles was born 17 October 1887 in Leighton Buzzard, and attended Leighton Buzzard British School from 23 October 1895. He resided in Watford.
On the 1891 Census, aged 3 he lived in Leighton Buzzard, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1901 Census, aged 13 he still lived in Leighton Buzzard, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a greengrocer’s hawker aged 23, he lived in Stoney Stratford, Bucks, with his parents and one sibling.
Date of death25/04/1916
Age at death28
Place of death
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- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
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- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)